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Thursday, February 04, 2010


old photo
the branches frozen
in black and white


Blogger Cassiopeia Rises said...

Gee Bill but I just love your Haiku. They are all so compact and beautiful.


7:49 AM  
Blogger Devika said...

ha! Good one, Bill :)


8:42 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, Melanie and Devika.

11:20 AM  
Blogger Magyar said...

__Frozen in time; as much as nature changes, it remains as it was.
__Fine one Bill! _m

12:11 PM  
Blogger Frank Williams said...

A snapshot in time beautifully represented in words...

2:39 PM  
Blogger TAKKE said...

Great double meaning.

3:35 PM  
Blogger Masago said...

Very nice.

7:32 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Doug and Frank, much appreciated.

7:45 PM  
Blogger Kristin Riggs said...

Frozen beauty...amazing haiku. I truly love this one, Bill!

8:54 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

We got a warmer day today;

drops of rain --
old snows

(How about this; a hay(na)ku?)

1:55 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

nice one Bill; like the surprise at the end "in black and white"

much love

3:25 AM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

well caught Bill

4:29 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Kristin, Tikkis, Gillena, John, thank you so much.

7:38 PM  
Anonymous Monika said...

Yes, Bill ! I like this one ! Makes me think of one of mine, written a long time ago ;-)

cette vieille photo
et nous deux
si jeunes !

7:19 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, Monika

this old photo . . .
and the two of us
so young!

For anyone who doesn't read French, it's worth learning just to read Monika's beautiful haiku.

4:07 PM  
Anonymous Monika said...

Thank you very much, Bill, for this excellent translation of my old haiku !

7:23 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Monika, I'm so pleased you like it.

9:32 PM  

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