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Saturday, August 24, 2013


the long journey
from home to home

Caribbean Kigo Kukai #45, August 2013; topic: "Afro-centric"


Blogger John Mcdonald said...

loved it in the kukai
well done Bill

3:07 PM  
Blogger Iris said...

I have my vote, Bill :)

12:20 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

Some-one says that the whole human world begun from Africa.

And some claims that all humans are from somewhere other place...

Our windy home
sailing through
the dawn

12:30 AM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...


4:12 AM  
Blogger Gillena Cox said...

i luv the sentiments expressed in Bill's haiku 'from home to home'

much love...

6:38 AM  
Blogger Iris said...

Sorry for my error, Bill.
I wrote "I have my vote" instead of
"You have my vote". The theme of this kukai was "afrocentric" and not "egocentric" :)
Best regards, Iris.

11:46 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, John.

Tikkis, thanks for the ku.

Thank you, Juliet.

Gillena, your comment means a lot to me.

Don't worry, Iris, I had interpreted your intention correctly. But "afro-centric not ego-centric" is delicious.

3:33 PM  
Blogger haiku-shelf said...

I like line three ("from home to home") very much!

The reader (well in this case me ...) can feel the strong tie,

Best wishes,

10:36 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Good to hear from you, Angelika, and thanks for the visits.

When an Irishman says "home," he always means Ireland, no matter how long he's been living somewhere else.

4:45 PM  

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