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LilacWine
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Postby LilacWine » Tue Jul 04, 2006 8:00 am

Throughout the woodlands
surviving man and the axe
is an uphill path
"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Joan Didion (1934 - )

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Postby Mlou » Tue Jul 04, 2006 11:18 am

The gold of autumn
cannot be stored like treasure
except in mem'ry
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...


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Postby LilacWine » Wed Jul 05, 2006 1:27 pm

hey you! you with the
camera. five bucks a shot
for this sea lion.
"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Joan Didion (1934 - )



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Postby pengwenn » Wed Jul 05, 2006 5:42 pm

listen to the sounds
of nature for they will tell
man of his future
Is this my reality or yours?
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Postby LilacWine » Thu Jul 06, 2006 7:54 am

Lone tree on a hill
listens for whispers from others
carried on the wind.
"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Joan Didion (1934 - )



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Postby Mlou » Thu Jul 06, 2006 2:20 pm

Plains of far-seeing
where the wind sweeps endlessly
'neath forever skies.
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby LilacWine » Fri Jul 07, 2006 12:22 pm

Luminous full moon,
ripe fruit in an empty sky,
so slowly you fall.
"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Joan Didion (1934 - )



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Postby LilacWine » Sat Jul 08, 2006 8:50 am

Big cat, little cat,
all cats play in fields of grass,
all cats are still cats.
"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Joan Didion (1934 - )



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Postby Mlou » Sat Jul 08, 2006 10:18 am

Serengeti Plain
where the big cats take their ease
just lion around.

(Oooh, bad one!)
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby LilacWine » Sun Jul 09, 2006 9:00 am

Dawn finds crystals strung
on silk, a gift from the Night
to Ariadne
"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Joan Didion (1934 - )



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Postby Mlou » Sun Jul 09, 2006 9:23 am

Come, the earth beckons,
showing jewels of delight
to our dazzled eyes
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby LilacWine » Mon Jul 10, 2006 7:45 am

Arctic circle games
include glacier tag, snowball
and pop goes the seal
"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Joan Didion (1934 - )



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Postby Mlou » Mon Jul 10, 2006 12:41 pm

The chill of winter
lingers with me all year round
until your return.
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby LilacWine » Tue Jul 11, 2006 3:18 pm

How small one can feel
when between the sky and sea
and how large as well
"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Joan Didion (1934 - )



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Postby Mlou » Wed Jul 12, 2006 8:42 am

Cheetahs on the plain
sleek and swift, they hunt their prey,
a force of nature.
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby LilacWine » Wed Jul 12, 2006 10:26 am

After the hunting
predator and prey convene
in the grace of death
"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Joan Didion (1934 - )



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Postby Mlou » Wed Jul 12, 2006 1:16 pm

Third time up for these pictures. Sure wish they'd get some new ones. :(
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby Mlou » Sat Jul 15, 2006 9:31 am

Leap into the stream
cool and rippling, waiting for
a water ballet
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby purty_trash » Sat Jul 15, 2006 11:29 am

Hey Mlou checked out your Haikus. Great work! You havfe this amazing eye for beauty in every situation that never ceases to enthrall me. Just back from exams and all. Two tough months. I'm begining to look more like a zombie now who returns back alive (from death) after every period of examination.

Hey, LilacWine. How small and how big.... what a keen observation!!! Looking forward to see more of both of you. Have fun writing (need I even say it? :wink: )
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
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Postby Mlou » Sat Jul 15, 2006 12:17 pm

Purty...glad you survived exam time! :D Do you get a summer vacation? Maybe we'll see some of your writing occasionally now, huh?
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby purty_trash » Sun Jul 16, 2006 6:30 am

ya we do get summer vacs Mlou, but I spend most of it covering my syllabus and a part in writing. I've got four short stories and an incomplete fifth. All have been the products of summer vacs. :-D
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Postby Mlou » Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:39 am

In cool rivulets
waters course the hillside to
union with the sea.
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby LilacWine » Mon Jul 17, 2006 5:51 pm

Hhmmm. PG-13 haiku. Well done. :D
"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Joan Didion (1934 - )



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Postby Mlou » Tue Jul 18, 2006 8:46 am

Through silken water
geese make their stately passage
in ripples of light.
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby LilacWine » Tue Jul 18, 2006 8:57 am

A clear northern lake
under an indigo sky,
geese ripple the calm.
"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Joan Didion (1934 - )



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