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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

sleepless

sleepless
the changing rhythms
of the rain

[Recently posted at gautami's blog]

11 Comments:

Blogger Frank Williams said...

Everything is accentuated when one can't sleep - nice post, Bill...

11:38 AM  
Blogger Magyar said...

... the cat purrs.
Comfortable, Bill.

3:35 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

lovely ....for me the changing rhythms echo the restless turning over in our sleeplessness >>> Gina

7:25 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

yes nice one Bill
john

2:58 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

I was trying to catch an experience that might be at once soothing (as Doug's comment suggests) and irritating (something along the lines of Gina's comment), certainly intense (as Frank notes), so I'm pleased with the range of responses here. And thanks to John for those kind words.

6:46 PM  
Anonymous Monika said...

Yes, good one, again ! (So, you overcame the writer's block... )

My first thought on reading your haïku was : But rain is better than snow, isn't it ? ;-)

7:08 AM  
Blogger Daniel Dragomirescu said...

Nice!
Daniel D. Peaceman, writer and editor

1:13 PM  
Blogger floots said...

too true
it's amazing what insomnia does for the senses
enabling one to capture everything (except sleep) cheers

12:49 AM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

excellent!

2:46 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

we got some this morning :)

much love
gillena

8:48 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Monika. They come and they go: both blocks and good ones.

Daniel, a pleasure to meet you. Thanks for the visit.

Floots, old friend, great to hear from you.

Thank you, Juliet.

Good news, Gillena. You're in my prayers.

8:23 PM  

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