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Morning light Sijo

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Morning light Sijo

Though the morning jazz trumpet wrapped her in chocolate silk,

Stiff and achy she sat afraid to do more than watch coffee steam rise,

A couple walked by holding hands, the man she knew was blind.

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  1. Date: 9/15/2010 11:55:00 PM
    Sounds like New Orleans or something, with all the jazz music! Cool!!

  1. Date: 6/11/2010 11:02:00 PM
    Good Job, Lady. Thanks for your comments this week. Have a good weekend. agape, Moses

  1. Date: 6/8/2010 9:58:00 AM
    If you have never written in this form, then you are either very lucky or very good..both. I don't know if I have the courage to attempt this form. Nicely done and evocative, which is what any good poem should be. Thank you for your kindness. Gerard.

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 6:36:00 PM
    great write, really enjoyed reading your works, sounds romantic and like sitting on the porch observing the neighbors. Great write!!

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 5:30:00 PM
    There is a touch of sadness in this poem. But such is life--sounds like she's making the best of it. Nicely done and thank-you for your comment.

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 12:20:00 PM
    What a lovely scene you painted with words in this one. I really like the last line. Best wishes in the contest. Thank you for your kind words on my poem. Karen

  1. Date: 6/6/2010 12:00:00 AM
    love this, brilliant harry

  1. Date: 6/5/2010 10:28:00 PM
    I definitely like this Sijo of yours, Linda :) it sure is a challenging form--didn't expect that in your third line--:) btw hope you were able to get some tiramisu, heehee where do I sign up for North Beach Tiramisu?? --nikko :)

  1. Date: 6/5/2010 9:42:00 PM
    Different and unique Linda ..luv this one for the contest.. good luck.. eyes are better ..more surgery this Tuesday... so then after that we will see... got the BILL today from the first one already..guess the doc felt I could see well enough to pay..haha..luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 6/5/2010 8:34:00 PM
    wow, this is pretty good, linda. thanks for the 7 and kudos for YOU too.

  1. Date: 6/5/2010 8:32:00 PM
    Nice thoughts well expressed, Linda. You have used apt images to convey your thoughts