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*haiku #29

Rating: 3.1

at ebb tide
sanderlings nipping for clams
the receding waves

written June 30,2009

Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Topic(s) of this poem: nature
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Ben Gieske 27 July 2009

Excellent choice of words and use of motion and direction. All blend together nicely into one image.

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Saadat Tahir 13 July 2009

very nice....sudenly the bard barged in and i qoute 'Brutus: There is a tide in the affairs of men. Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat, And we must take the current when it serves, Or lose our ventures.' Julius Caesar Act 4, scene 3,218–224 pardon...but since it popped up i put it down cheers an ten

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Susan Jarvis 30 June 2009

This form is an admirable speciality of yours, Lillian - such vivid little snapshots of nature through your finely focused lens. I adore the succinct 'nip for clams' - ooh that cruel, swift snatch of a sanderling's tea! S :)

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