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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Haiku for Magpie Tales

Magpie Tales #32      Willow offers the following image for the writing prompt this week.













white sand bytes

..grains of memory

repeating

 
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49 comments:

Gabriela Abalo said...

I love your Haiku!!

... grains of memory... grains of new things and possibilities :)

ninotaziz said...

Repeating...

Awesome on so many levels, Tumblewords.

gautami tripathy said...

Superb!

timeless flies search for fries

Kathe W. said...

Very nice Haiku!

Abhilasha-The Desire said...

Grains of memory.. repeating...Fantastic haiku

Susannah said...

"white sand bytes"...I like that. :-)

Helen said...

Measuring time in bytes ... how clever of you!

Geraldine said...

this is excellent Sue!

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Jinksy said...

Just think, if our brains worked the same, we could stand on our head, when we forgot something, and do an action replay! :)

Sam Liu said...

Very clever, a witty and profound write!

Pauline said...

white sand bytes - ingenious!

chiccoreal said...

Dear TW: How sand does byte when it is put in a glass cage that is turned to mark out our days and then we turn to dust. Imaginative Mag! Most Excellent Haiku!

Elizabeth said...

Tumblewords, you get the superb right backatcha. This is fantastic!
Love it,and Jinksy's comment which made me laugh,

Elizabeth

Unknown said...

I think sand bytes is perfect...
and I am jealous of you for that :)

Rene

phil said...


Love the perpetuity of your haiku. Bravo!

annell4 said...

Oh....so perfect!

Sarah said...

As I read this, I just noticed that some of the grains of sand are stuck to the glass.

signed...bkm said...

grains of memory...very nice...bkm

Reflections said...

May the grains of memory hold strong! Love your take on this prompt, technology was not one I had thought of.

Thank you for stopping by to check on Jack and his gremlins. Really appreciate the input.

spacedlaw said...

But in passing, the grains are caressed into other shapes, so we do not get bored with the repeats.

Annie Jeffries said...

grains of sand caught in
a loop of repeating, repeating, repeating, repeat . . .

jabblog said...

Grains of memory repeating - that's a fabulous metaphor.

Anonymous said...

Oh how it repeats. Like circles in a spiral. Glorious!

Gerald (SK14) said...

the repetition of memory - a recurring theme

Priyanka Bhowmick said...

loved this haiku

Lyn said...

So well done..so trim and precise!Great..

rel said...

Sue,
Squeezing the most out of life.
memories pile up.
perfect haiku
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Friko said...

Excellent, as everything I've read on this site has been.

Carrie Van Horn said...

Awesome haiku and magpie! I love it! :-)

Myrna R. said...

Great haiku. Thanks for visiting my blog.

Stafford Ray said...

Did I detect geekspeak? Bytes and memory... of course if it is digital it can be turned around, cut and pasted and even repeated!

David said...

I like the Haiku. Thanks for stopping by also.

JeffScape said...

No repeat! Don't turn it over... noooo!

Ah, well... history must be kept, somehow. ;)

Weasel said...

Wonderful haiku! =)

-Weasel

Zouxzoux said...

Very insightful!

Amanda Moore said...

grains of memory repeating..... just lovely.

kathi harris said...

Short & sweet. Clever.

steveroni said...

This is just beautiful, simple sweetness. Thank you!
--"Full-of-Memories" Steve

And thanks for stopping by...

Lydia said...

Oh, yes. This is current...and everlasting. Very fine.

Lydia said...

Beautiful. It is current yet timeless.

Deborah said...

Wonderful!

Steve Capelin said...

'Sand bytes' 'grains of memory' that's great - very funny.

Janice said...

lovely haiku

steviewren said...

Sand bytes are better than sand bites. I'd prefer the memory of one over the other for sure.

RA said...

Oooh! :)

Anonymous said...

This is clever - and so true, memory grains forever running through as we upend the hourglass time after time. And you did it with so few words!

Jennifer said...

Love this TW - still thinking about the "white sand bytes".

Julie Jordan Scott said...

such a beautiful magpie and I had to make mine so dense... (should've haiku'ed too!)

Lovely.

Read my (late and dense) Magpie here.

Linda said...

Cool, I like this!