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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Pentecost

Pentecost
the shadow of a bird
through stained glass

In western Christianity, today is Pentecost Sunday (50 days after Easter), celebrating the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples. See Acts, Chapter 2.

10 Comments:

Blogger Marcel Peltier said...

A very good haiku.

1:06 PM  
Blogger Karol Rosiak said...

Bill,
have nice Pentecost!

Good haiku.

K.

1:56 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

well done Bill
john

1:47 AM  
Blogger april said...

Thank you. It also sounds lovely in French...

Pentecôte
derrière le vitrail
l'ombre d'un oiseau

3:03 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, Marcel, Karol,and John.

And, April, thank you for that beautiful translation.

7:26 AM  
Blogger Danièle Duteil said...

I love it and its symbolic dimension.

1:33 PM  
Blogger Warren said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Bill - another example of the depth of your haiku and the insight you bring to others.

Warren

4:29 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, Daniele and Warren.

7:45 PM  
Blogger maybe said...

I'm appreciate your writing style.Please keep on working hard.^^

2:43 AM  
Anonymous Rudy said...

You just found yourself a new fan! I like the haikus!

11:28 PM  

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