Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Evening Bell For Barry

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Silent the old town
the scent of flowers
floating
and evening bell


Basho






Barry Fraser
The Explorer

April 3 1943 - July 20 2010



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14 comments:

  1. A very nice tribute, Delwyn. One, I'm sure Barry would appreciate.

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  2. roughterrain craneJuly 27, 2010 at 10:32 PM

    This haiku reconstructed the town with ear and nose. Very impressive

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  3. Thank you. I rang a bell for him, too, after I heard he had died. I wonder if he's surprised by our collective sadness. Is he embarrassed by the fuss? Pleased? I feel him out there, floating around. Free at last.

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  4. The poem and your photo are an eloquent tribute to Barry.

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  5. Lovely. And I like Reya's comment.

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  6. Beautiful picture and tribute xJ

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  7. I read this, and couldn't believe it. I read this and felt profound sadness for a man I only knew through blog discussions I had read, just read for months without participating. His bright picture, showing his beautiful smile, his sweet, insightful input. This is so unreal. I need a bell to ring for him. I don't quite understand my attachment to him, but it's there all the same. I know I never said hello, but Good bye, Barry.

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  8. Bless you, Barry





    with Aloha from Waikiki

    Comfort Spiral

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  9. Delwyn

    Lovely tribute and may the bells always ring for Barry.

    Tracy

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  10. Lovely tribute. I'm sorry I missed this.
    I think for those of us who followed Barry, we will always be marked with an impression of him. I know I miss him.

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