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Monday, April 19, 2010


boardwalk in winter
an elderly couple
watches the tide

I'm posting this in response to tikkis's comment on "bridge."


Blogger Ralf Bröker said...

They do have the time, they do have the experience, they do have the serenity. What a great thing when having resolved the for-sure-idea of come and go. Very good, Bill.

Best wishes

4:22 PM  
Anonymous Jingle said...

simple and beautiful!

2:15 AM  
Blogger Frank Williams said...

There is something quite serene about this haiku, Bill...

2:19 AM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

done it many times Bill - well caught

2:58 AM  
Blogger Warren said...

Terrific haiku, Bill - replete with layers that tug at that special place in our hearts.


6:59 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

thanks Ralf, Ji, Frank, John, and Warren The proverbial connection of time and tide played a role in this, I suspect.

8:07 AM  
Blogger Magyar said...

Companions... of the same thoughts.

5:27 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

Baltic Sea dosn't have tides, we are so poor people up here...

full moon --
I'm groving up
one month older

1:30 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

loaded with emotions

much love

4:29 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Doug, tikkis, and Gillena, my thanks.

8:24 PM  

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