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Sunday, October 02, 2011

Haiku for Magpie Tales #85

Tess Kincaid of Magpie Tales offers the following image for writers' prompt.







october sun sets
on wings of the elephants
fermented cities


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27 comments:

Tess Kincaid said...

Beautiful...captures the image perfectly...

Kathy Bischoping said...

Mm, I like your fermented cities.

kaykuala said...

Fermented cities, pollution and all! Excellent way of putting it!

Hank

Jackie Jordan said...

'Fermented cities' is a fantastic description ...

Ann Grenier said...

I too like fermented cities; perfect word for your conceptual response.

Suz said...

ah it is the elephant in the room after all

Jo Bryant said...

striking words

Nanka said...

The fog and the mist, the dust and clouds is all rolled up in two words "fermented cities" by you brilliantly!! Thank you for the visit on my magpie tale!!

Lyn said...

This has a beautiful intensity...fermented, yes!

izzy said...

Yup- ferment... Thanks

Morning said...

apt.

love it.

Helen said...

With the nuclear power plants and skyscrapers in the background your 'fermented cities' words are spot on.

Words A Day said...

fermented cities - says it exactly!

Kathe W. said...

fermented cities? Yes they are!

Doctor FTSE said...

Eleven well chosen words!

Brian Miller said...

fermented cities...great play on the desolation of the picture...

fodder4writing said...

NICE take :-)

thingy said...

Yes, you always manage to say so much in a few words.

Fabulous.

Carrie Burtt said...

Beautiful haiku! :-)

sandy said...

Fermented cities, yes, that works!
I hope I never find myself beneath a flying elephant.

Jacqui Binford-Bell said...

So wonderful drawn in so few words.

Rene/ Not The Rockefellers said...

perfect. and fermented cities is genius.

Mama Zen said...

Very cool!

Lena said...

The Haiku wonderful. The comments spot on!

Kristen Haskell said...

Fermented cities wow that is a great haiku line...

chiccoreal said...

Dear Tumblewords: You always get right at the essence of things! Love this purity of prose of yours!

Isabel Doyle said...

perfectly captured