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Tuesday, January 03, 2012


wearing off
steady rain

first published in Notes from the Gean


Blogger Adelaide said...

a nice pivot line, Bill.


3:59 PM  
Blogger Monika said...

interesting... intriguing !

8:41 AM  
Blogger Chen-ou Liu, 劉鎮歐 said...

Bill, effective jux. Your use of "steady" adds more weight to the poem.

Nicely done.


6:12 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

nice juxtaposition; heightens that quiet struggle of awakening

you were surely missed at Lunch Break 12 Days of Christmas celebration

Best Wishes for a happy and as well very creative 2012

much love

3:47 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

thanks, guys.

7:08 AM  
Anonymous Dick Whyte said...

A lovely poem! I particularly like the phenomenological aspects: the cold rain coming down as the anesthesia wears off, suddenly feeling the drops... Makes me think of walking home after a dentist appointment...

3:19 PM  

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