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Tuesday, April 19, 2011


in the water I draw

Ringai ?-?

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


Blogger Devika said...

a evocative haiku, Bill...its brings to mind the biblical verse:

And he said to me, 'It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the thirsty I will give from the spring of the water of life freely.'


11:17 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

another lovely version Bill

12:36 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, John and Devika.

If anyone know this poet's dates, please pass the information along.

10:06 AM  
Blogger Frank... said...

A nice version, Bill

11:42 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Frank.

2:54 PM  
Anonymous Monika said...

Yes ! a true spring haïku (which I didn't know before). Thanks for giving it a "new life" !

7:26 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

ah, a happy spring mood, and a theme of satiety, nice; much love...

4:15 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, Monika and Gillena.

9:25 PM  
Blogger Masago said...

Very nice.

7:41 AM  

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