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Boat Race

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Boat Race

Rippled muscles strike
Oars through ‘Old Father Thames’;
Winning line in sight.


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  1. Date: 6/15/2011 6:22:00 AM
    Vivid imagery.I could feel the excitement of the boaters. Blessings.

  1. Date: 7/11/2010 4:29:00 AM
    I can see the ripples! Great imagery in this haiku, Janette. Keep up the good writing. And thanks for your kind comments on my work. Smiles, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 6/14/2010 1:45:00 PM
    Sculling at its finest. A superb haiku.

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 5:00:00 PM
    Great Haiku...Keep the creative pen flowing..Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my work...Sara

  1. Date: 5/19/2010 9:34:00 AM
    This your Haiku brings back meories on the boat races between Oxford and Cambridge, very well penned, Janette! Have been to Oxford several times and stayed there when LadyDi's and Prince Charles' wedding was broacasted on TV. Really enjoyed Oxford during my stays...Thank you for commenting "The Sea"! Have a nice time...Gert

  1. Date: 5/18/2010 9:20:00 PM
    You've described a beautiful scene in this cute haike, Jeanette! Great job. Ruben.

  1. Date: 5/17/2010 4:37:00 AM
    The boat race is something else Janette, their stamina is pretty amazing. Kool Haiku >> James