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Saturday, May 08, 2010

butterfly

butterfly
how long will you
remember me

First published in Acorn

13 Comments:

Blogger Karol Rosiak said...

Beautiful, very strong.

K.

11:31 AM  
Blogger Marcel Peltier said...

Yes, it is beautiful.

12:51 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

allure of sunlight

a bright yellow butterfly

flits pass


much love
gillena

6:50 PM  
Blogger Sam!! said...

Beautiful!!

Nice place to visit.. :)

Best Regards,
Sam..

3:38 AM  
Blogger Ralf Bröker said...

Very poetic: me and myself between two flaps of an insect. I love it.

Best wishes
Ralf

4:24 PM  
Anonymous Monika said...

Your haiku reminds me of Zhuangzi dreaming he is a butterfly - and not knowing, as he wakes up,if he had dreamt he was a butterfly, or if he’s a butterfly who is dreaming he is Zhuangzi...

Like it very much.

5:29 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

another good one Bill
john

1:19 AM  
Blogger Magyar said...

The range of capabilities. Nice. _m

3:49 AM  
Blogger Frank Williams said...

Very nice image...

5:09 AM  
Anonymous ed markowski said...

just to say hello


Watermelon Patch

The Gun Barrel

Tastes Lik ............


Ed Markowski

6:23 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Samrina, glad you dropped in.

Ed, great to hear from you.

Karol, Marcel, Ralf, John, Doug, Frank, thank you.

Good one, Gillena. Thanks.

Monika, I know just how he felt.

8:59 PM  
Blogger the garden harlot said...

i miss haiku ! this is inspiring to test out a few short sets of syllables in my busy days.

8:22 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, er, Harlot. What do your friends call you?

:-)

8:21 PM  

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