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Monday, February 23, 2009

Twilight Haiku

bats and cameras
the blue hour




soft edges
flow in with day's close


watercolor sky
primed for the moon
fades to gray


One Single Impression offers twilight as today's prompt.

Watercolor by Sue.



Linda Jacobs said...

wow, Sue, I really like these! A three-word haiku that says thousands! And the fractal is perfect, too!

SandyCarlson said...

The idea of the sky primed for the moon makes a work of art of the whole day! Wonderful stuff.

Twilight is kind stuff. Bye, bye, blemishes.

That fractal amazes me. I see faces, birds, bats, twilight...

Quiet Paths said...

All of these are so very well done; the second one -- how so much can be said with three words? Super.

Anonymous said...

Such economy in these, yet so vivid!

anthonynorth said...

Twilight captured nicely.

DeLi said...

i like the watercolor sky priming for moon...its a tender thought

sgreerpitt said...

each of these is a perfect gem, but I am most intrigued by the first -- I have a clear image of bats coming out at twilight, but cameras is unexpected and unexpected is good, makes me think. Although certainly I've been known to rush for my camera at twilight!

Anonymous said...

These are all just lovely! Bats - yes! sky primed for the moon - witnessed that! What a lovely journey browsing through your post.

Anonymous said...

..very cinematic..many thanks for this..

Jim said...

Your watercolor is a little scary for me. I like the water color sky verse. There is a lot to think about there, does the sun fade the sky because it is watercolor or is the moon too slow in coming?
Romantic ideas at twilight make those blemishes evaporate. Blemishes evaporate with love too!

We have a lot of bats in Austin, Texas. Between 750000 and 1.5 million bats reside underneath the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge each summer.
At twilight they all fly out. That is a prime tourist with camera place to be.

Jeeves said...

Like the watercolour and poems. Brilliant

Beth P. said...


I love the watercolor--love it! And then all these words that just obviously tumble out!

Liked the last one best--primed for the moon, indeed!

Many thanks!

Crafty Green Poet said...

beautiful selection

Anonymous said...

enjoyed all.. but loved the first one :)

Bruce Miller said...

your pieces inspired me to think of childhood twilights


bus fumes sink lower
gimbels handles cut through twine:
onion hallway blinks

totomai said...

the first two haikus are excellent. really really nice

Cassiopeia Rises said...

Sue, this is awesome as usual. I loved the simple quiet imparted by your beautiful images. Your watercolor was a stunner too.


Anonymous said...

Lovely pieces all ...
Your words and images amaze and delight!
Hugs and blessings,

Tammy Brierly said...

Your beautiful fractal has inspired these wonderful haiku. The three word haiku was awesome.

Tammy Brierly said...

I meant watercolor. I loved the above fractal a lot.

Geraldine said...

I love the 3rd haiku the most and your watercolor (as usual) is stunning. Great work Sue.

Hugs, G

Geraldine said...

My comment went poof!!!

Great work Sue, loved the 3rd haiku in particular. Stunning watercolor as usual. Hugs, G

Patti said...

"watercolor sky
primed for the moon
fades to gray" ...beautifully written! Thanks!

Maggie said...

At one time, I saw many bats coming around twilight time to the house behind where I live.
The owner had to call in help to get them removed and the opening at his roof closed so no more could enter.
I know bats do have a good function in life...they still scare me.

Amias (ljm and liquidplastic) said...

Perfect takes on a perfect prompt.

... bats scare the hell out of me, don't know why, but it's probably due to tv and the vampires.