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*baitball shadow followed by predators – the ego contained
Please see the About section for details. *A bait ball, or baitball, occurs when small fish swarm in a tightly packed spherical formation about a common centre. It is a last-ditch defensive measure adopted by small schooling fish when they are threatened by predators. Sponsor: Nathan __________ ~~D Contest Name: Your best haiku |

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  1. Date: 11/30/2012 6:39:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Nathan's "Your Best Haiku" contest Su. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 12:16:00 PM
    Thank you all for the kind comments on my haiku. It is much appreciated. Love, Su

  1. Date: 11/21/2012 11:12:00 AM
    Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 3:48:00 PM
    Hi Su - Congrats on your win! Thanks for the explanation! I wasn't sure the meaning of the poem until I saw your explanation. - Gail

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 9:58:00 PM
    Su I had been trying to open about poem in a different tab, which is how I have to do things to return back to my comment page.When I just clicked naturally this time, I was able to read what you had said and still come back to this page. Now that I understand the story behind it, I appreciate this more. BIG congrats on HM

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 10:13:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win my dear friend! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 2:07:00 AM
    CONGRATS SU ON WINNING AN HM FOR THIS EXTRAORDINARY HAIKU LUV ..

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 10:21:00 PM
    Thanks for the "bait ball" info!!... I was lost! LOL! Congrats on your win, Suzette! Ruben.

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 9:39:00 PM
    good haiku' Nate

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 7:12:00 AM
    This is a very beautiful poem, Su. I love it. Yes, I've gone across this word, bait ball. I live in a place near the sea, river and ponds. Thank you so much for sharing and i wish you all the best and luck my friend! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 2:47:00 PM
    Su , I could not open "about this poem" When I just go there the regular way and try to get out, I will be thrown off the internet. Anyway, though I don't know of baitball, I enjoyed this one. Luv, andrea