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Sunday, December 18, 2011

Senryu for Magpie Tales

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










image: Lee Friedlander, 1966

folded arms
detached his shadow
saved her heart


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24 comments:

Kathe W. said...

oh my....lovely

Shawna said...

Folded arms ARE the greatest defense.

~Shawna
(rosemarymint.wordpress.com)

zongrik said...

that's perfect

Jinksy said...

That puts the picture in a nutshell...

anthonynorth said...

That was clever.

Mimi Foxmorton said...

Ohhh.....I love that she saved her heart! :)

Berowne said...

I wondered just what those folded arms meant...

Joan Tucker said...

nice

Suz said...

oh the subtlty of this wonderful

jabblog said...

That is perfect! Succinct.

Brian Miller said...

and protecting that is of the utmost importance...nicely penned...

Ann Grenier said...

I agree with Jinksy's comment: you have put a meaning in a nutshell, as you are so good at doing. I chose the opposite meaning, which took me more words to express;-)

Lena said...

Just amazing. A minimal of words that says a lot!

Ms. Geek Goddess said...

Ooooh, I liked this! So little says so much. Great message! :)

Helen said...

Very nice ...

Isabel Doyle said...

wow!

Selma said...

Beautiful, beautiful. You are such an amazing writer!

Laurie Kolp said...

Oh, I love this! It's perfect!

Doctor FTSE said...

Very nice!

ds said...

Wow. Perfect. Thank you.

Nicholas V. said...

Great take on this enigmatic image.
Have a wonderful Christmas! All the best to you and your family.

chiccoreal said...

Dear T.W.; Love this spot-on Senryu! Creatively romantic!

susan m hinckley said...

loved each of these lines

redprisma said...

Great poem!