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Saturday, January 15, 2011

after: 12

mountain temple
the sound of a bell
in falling snow

Issa (1763-1827)

For an explanation of "afters," see the post for Nov. 2, 2010.


Blogger Warren said...

Hi Bill - I love the image evoked in these lines, the softness, the peace - thank you for sharing wtih us.


9:51 PM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

beautiful image

7:23 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, Warren and Juliet.

And thank you, Issa.

5:22 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

yes great image Bill

12:48 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, John.

6:39 AM  

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