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Friday, January 31, 2014


winter wind at the window my ghost

Shiki Kukai, January 2014; assigned topic: wind


Blogger WordsPoeticallyWorth said...

An interesting piece that I enjoyed reading.

Thank you. Love love, Andrew. Bye.

1:27 PM  
Blogger Magyar said...

__A breath in this cold wind; I wipe my glasses.

__I see your "condensation," that unseen vapor collecting to a ghostly fog.

__Nice, Bill. _m

7:55 PM  
Blogger John Mcdonald said...

nice sets here Bill

12:33 AM  
Blogger Danièle Duteil said...

Heaven! He may fly.

3:06 AM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

haunting words

5:37 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, my friends. I rarely do one-liners, but the form seemed right this time. It's fun to see what readers make of this.

7:15 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

How to read a short poem

winter wind
paying a visit
a ghost


12:58 AM  
Blogger Rita Odeh said...

Nice one, Bill.

10:11 AM  
Blogger Dave Serjeant said...

I love this one. Can really relate to it.

5:58 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

very nice ... love the one line format - so very effective. seeing ourself suddenly is always startling; more so in a ghostly suggestion ... >>> Gina

4:55 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Rita, tikkis, Dave, and Gina, belated but heartfelt thanks.

Dave, welcome to the site.

Gina, I've missed you. Great to hear from you.

12:10 PM  

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