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Sunday, March 03, 2013

figure skater

figure skater
the years of practice
in her smile

First published in A Hundred Gourds


Blogger Frank... said...

A real sense of satisfaction - nice one, Bill...

11:03 AM  
Blogger polona said...

this says so much about all the necessary hard work and sacrifice before one is able to perform well...

11:36 AM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

this is excellent, I thought it stood out on its page on Hundred Gourds

12:22 AM  
Blogger Iris said...

Hi Bill
your haiku makes me smile, too :)
Congratulation for you and for the skater :) Your practice makes you perfect :)

1:41 AM  
Blogger Monika said...

Yes, good one ! It renews the smile motif in an interesting manner.

7:40 AM  
Blogger Warren said...

Very insightful and lovely poem, Bill. I appreciate that way you can delve into a subject and come out with such terrific poetry.


11:46 AM  

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