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Sunday, December 27, 2009


after the rain
that followed the snow–
bright moon!


Blogger Devika said...

Good one, Bill...and the others too :)

was not around, Hope you had a great Chrsitmas :)


1:29 AM  
Blogger Dianne said...

Very good, I like this one, of course the moon in a haiku is always perfect.

9:00 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

Ah, the Snow-moon!

brightened herself
in a wintry rainshower


12:40 PM  
Blogger Magyar said...

...and in the sun, the moss.

Fine one Bill! _m

6:27 PM  
Anonymous Monika said...

Yes, Bill - a very nice one - very efficient, in its simplicity !

8:38 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

we had some Christmas season rain today here in TT

much love

10:00 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

yes I enjoyed

1:00 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, all. Much appreciated.

6:29 AM  
Anonymous Gina ... http://ginaseye.blogspot.com/ said...

i love the structure ... a new way ... you show a new way again ..

after the rain
that followed the snow–
bright moon!

i love the cadence of the phrase and 'bright' is important considering the preceding grey ..

add to it the bright of the white of snow and i am getting a bright moon and a bright shadow of the moon on the snow ...

really really luverly stuff Bill ... so nicely done ! ... (so nice also to see a pic of you finally !) >>> Gina

2:06 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

moon and moon and moon--my last poem, "Becoming the Moon." Lovely, Bill.

8:40 AM  

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