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Standing Woman

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Standing Woman

She stands there Her heart all askew… Backless dress
Russell Sivey

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  1. Date: 5/19/2013 11:24:00 AM
    love this, my friend

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 7:00:00 PM
    Interesting expression. I have felt my heart all askew in many fashions. Now I want to go buy that black dress.

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 2:21:00 PM
    a very profound way to twist her heart. The imagery goes a long way in my mind Russell, a free sense and restriction, that pulls her away from the most remote of the sources. enjoyed~ Linda

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 11:17:00 AM
    Good one Russell !!Enjoyed the read.

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 4:38:00 AM
    Fills someone with anticipation! Wonderful image, beauty in waiting!

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 12:57:00 AM
    I can visualize her personality so well in this senryu... like in an old-time well with an overly bashful damzel (hey that rhymed!) going "Who, little ole me?". It's not very often I read about a persons character so well described in a Japanese short poem. Very nicely done indeed!

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 12:36:00 AM
    hey, this is COOL, I love the imagery, russell. She with that backless dress.

  1. Date: 5/17/2013 7:13:00 PM
    Enjoyed, Russell! Very nice :)