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Friday, July 16, 2010

Haiku My Heart - One Genie

Amanda soars on
Sore dancing feet, and flights of

Photo credit and copyright, Amanda Z
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Haiku copyright JzB

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paper-n-soul said...

Fun and fanciful, both imagery and verse. Makes me soar in the flight of a magical dance...


Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Nice little word play (soars, sore) there, Jazz!

turquoise cro said...

DANCE ON!! I was dancing myself today on my little front porch to my dad's old country records! Can't find much banjo music anymore! It was soOOOoO delightful! I haven't gone through all of them yet but I did manage to find the Righteous Brothers,"You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" Thanks to Rebecca, we'll never lose our lovin' feelin's here on Haiku My Heart Fridays!!!hehe ps. One of my FAV movies is FLASH DANCE!!!

Dianne said...

Lovely haiku... of lovely dance...

rebecca said...

your clever words and beautiful grand daughter.
could her eyes be any bluer??

thanks for being here

Meri said...

Dance on, Amanda! Nicely done, grandfather.