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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

after : 13

even colder
than the snow – the winter moon
on my white hair

Joso 1661-1704

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


Blogger Devika said...

nice, Bill...oddly, or rightly, it reminded me of an old-lady saying..."My hair has not grown white sitting all my life in the sun" -- a very wise lady,


8:00 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

a really great one this

12:35 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Devika and John. This one hits home for me; I just came in from shoveling.

7:06 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

nice moon ku, the coldness is totally resonated; much love...

3:14 PM  
Blogger Kristin Riggs said...

I absolutely love this one, Bill! Funny...your "cold" image filled my heart with warmth. :)

4:08 PM  
Blogger TAKKE said...

you are really talented.

5:22 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, all. But, let's remember, the lion's share of the credit goes to Joso.

10:08 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

crescent moon --
someone shoveled
also my hairs

1:37 AM  

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