out of silence the piccolo player’s bright red nails


16 Responses

  1. kalaramesh Says:

    Good one, Susan!

  2. Susan Says:

    Thanks for taking time to comment, Kala.

  3. Lynne Rees Says:

    Lovely – that flash of colour is a perfect juxtaposition with the lively piccolo.

  4. Susan Says:

    It's nice to 'see' you, Lynne. Thanks so much!

  5. Sheila Sondik Says:

    I hear that red! Thank you.

  6. Susan Says:

    Good ears, Sheila! Thank you!

  7. Mary Jo Says:

    What a flash of brilliance–the red so unexpected!

  8. Susan Says:

    I couldn't take my eyes off them, Mary Jo. I appreciate your comment.

  9. Lynn Edge Says:

    Perfect for the one liner as I see the line of holes on the piccolo.

  10. Susan Says:

    …and those nails were definitely in a hurry, Lynn. You saw what I saw. Thanks!

  11. Allison Says:

    Great to see you still producing beautiful haiku. Well done Susan

  12. janewilliams Says:

    Those singing, dancing nails … beautifully witnessed.

    tourist season one by one the statues blink back

  13. Susan Says:

    Thank you, Jane, for your comment and your haiku.

  14. hammerandtongs Says:

    Wonderful. What breaks the silence is not the sound of the piccolo but the loudness of the bright red nails.

  15. Susan Says:

    Thanks for that reading. You're so right!

  16. agnesevasavich Says:

    ha! love it. the sound drawing the eyes

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