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Monday, February 01, 2010


she whispers
are you awake . . .
rain at the window

[Shiki Kukai, January 2010]


Blogger Magyar said...

__Soft rousing, a care filled morning. Lovit, Bill. _m

5:54 AM  
Anonymous Monika said...

Oh, what a lovely love haiku, Bill ! Thanks !

6:18 AM  
Blogger Kristin Riggs said...

This one is terrific, Bill! Love it.

5:35 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Doug, Monika, Kristin. The assigned topic, by the way, was "love" For me, the love is in the whisper.

6:42 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

here is one five-liner (=waka?) just for you both:

side by side
in the warm bed --
out there
a wintry wind

12:23 AM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

a delicate one Bill - lovely

1:13 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

really nice

much love

8:05 AM  
Blogger Devika said...

Wow! lovely additions here, Bill :)

i especially liked: "singing the blues to keep
the blues at bay" --

it works for me too :)


6:45 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

I like the waka, tikkis. Thanks.

And thanks John, Gillena, and Devika.

6:29 AM  
Blogger TAKKE said...

Beautiful juxtaposition.

3:33 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, TAKKE.

7:45 PM  

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