Monday, August 6, 2007

stone bench -
the snail gives up to me
the other half

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banc de pierre -
l'escargot me cède
l'autre moitié

7 comments:

Alan Summers said...

1 a.m. clifton village
taxi rank alone
three snails share the bench
Blithe Spirit October 2002 BBC Radio Bristol

Alan Summers said...

Bonjour Damien,

My first post went in before I could edit it.

Love your stone bench haiku, of course! ;-)

It is so well done, with interesting syntax, that I don't even think you need the dash.

stone bench
the snail gives up to me
the other half


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Pearl said...

lovely gentle moment.

Damien Gabriels said...

Many thanks Alan and Pearl

Shelley said...

Sweet and evocative

jem said...

Great stuff. Sometimes the silent slow moments hold the most power.

catnapping said...

oh yeah. very nice.