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Wednesday, February 01, 2012

snow in the city

snow in the city
the homeless man
deep in a doorway

Second place, Shiki Kukai, January 2012.


Blogger John McDonald said...

congrats Bill

12:09 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

thanks, John

7:12 AM  
Blogger Monika said...

Très beau, Bill, et très émouvant.

neige au centre-ville
le sans-abri
au fond d'une entrée

6:04 PM  
Blogger Magyar said...

Well done!

6:04 PM  
Blogger Kristin Riggs said...

79 years young...better as time goes by. :)

9:20 PM  
Blogger Frank... said...

Congratulations on your placement in the Shiki Kukai contest, Bill...

9:02 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

thank you for the translation, Monika.

and thank you, Monika, frank, and Krisitn for your comments.

8:09 PM  
Blogger Danièle Duteil said...

Unfortunately,a daily view at this time.

12:55 PM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

nice one Bill well placed pivot 'deep'

much love...

6:06 AM  
Blogger Rita Odeh said...

A beautifully written haiku. A memorable one. Congratulations, Bill.

9:19 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Daniele, Gillena, and Rita, deep thanks.

6:16 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

lunta kaupungissa
syvällä porttikongissa
koditon mies

Forgot to tell my translation, sorry!

See my Finnish blog some days ago.

12:27 AM  

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