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Friday, September 11, 2009


Image: "Candle in the Wind" by Roswila." I was living in New York city at the time of the Twin Towers disaster. My prayers as always are with the families and friends of those who died that day. 9/11 stands for me as a reminder of the fraigility of life and to cherish each moment.

Monday, September 07, 2009

IN LOMPOC VALLEY (a haibun) by Patricia Kelly


As he drives we glory in the panoramic beauty of each new view. We approach another deep curve and he comments that we'll soon see where a wild fire raged two or three years ago:

slow turning
with five o'clock shadow

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[Haibun -- in the Japanese tradition, poetic prose topped by a haiku. The photo was taken during a different ride on the way down from Painted Cave which is closer to Santa Barbara, but looks like what we saw in Lompoc Valley.]

© photo and haibun by Patricia Kelly, 2009

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‘til next time, keep dreaming,

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