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September 22, 2004

leapin’ and hoppin’ on a moon shadow

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 11:34 am
froglegs
“First autumn morning!”
just saying it…
lonely
born again
morning-glories make
autumn bloom



it’s my life’s autumn
but the moon
looks perfect




[click to see this self-portrait by Issa, with accompanying haiku]




visitng mom and dad


faces and refrains


gettin’ old



[Sept. 22 & 26,, 2004]



one-breath pundit



    • Yusuf Islam, f/k/a Cat Stevens, a terrorist threat?  haikuEsq is skeptical. It’s hard to disagree with
      his statement about the terrorists in Beslan, Russia:

      “Crimes against innocent bystanders taken hostage in any circumstance have no foundation whatsoever in the life of Islam and the model example of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.”

      teaser The lyrics and tune from Moon Shadow are rolling around pleasingly in my mind this morning, as are the hopeful words from Peace Train:.

      I’ve been crying lately
      Thinking about the world as it is
      Why must we go on hating?
      Why can’t we live in bliss?

      For out on the edge of darkness
      There rides the peace train
      Peace train take this country
      Come take me home again


    • Do you care what music your weblogger is listening to?  Evan wants to know; Tony Pierce doesn’t care, and neither does cranky old Prof. Yabut.
    • Update (Sept. 25, 2004):  I’ve collected a number of excerpts about Cat Stevens and the Satanic Verses fatwa here, in a response to UCL’s Comment.
    • Update (Sept. 26, 2004):  Time magazine says it was all a spelling mistake. See our post.




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