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  • Borut Jan 1, 2009 @ 18:26

    Orphan’s lament! Kidding: just the title of a song by Huun Huur Tu, a band of throat singers from Tuva!:) Thanks for stopping on my blog and for your thought-provoking comments. Happy New Year!:)

  • Ken Wagner Jan 1, 2009 @ 23:03

    I would love to hear throat singers from Tuva, some day.

    This one was a bit of a risk. At the risk of sounding foolish or forced, “Orphaned” is actually the word that hit me when that wind slammed into my face. There is a reason, perhaps a buried reason. It has something to do with vulnerability.

    Forsaken, forgotten, and abandoned were other options that occurred to me later, but I decided to stick with the first, for better or worse.

    Thanks browsing my blog. I hope you find some that interest you.

  • Adriaan Jan 2, 2009 @ 5:22

    I wondered about “orphaned”, one does tend to take a word like that more literally.

  • Borut Jan 2, 2009 @ 6:57
  • gautami tripathy Jan 2, 2009 @ 10:01

    ‘orphaned’ is the perfect word here. You couldn’t have said it better.

    Good to find your blog. Bookmarking you..

    Got here from Borut’s.

  • gautami tripathy Jan 2, 2009 @ 10:31

    Oops!

    Instead of leaving my poetry writing blog, I linked here my book reviewing blog. Sorry about the faux pas!

    Here it is:
    http://firmlyrooted.blogspot.com/

  • Geri Jan 2, 2009 @ 12:34

    I’m not a poet, but I like the word orphaned. I think it’s perfect.

  • Ken Wagner Jan 2, 2009 @ 20:33

    Borut – Thanks for the video link. I loved it and added it to the original post.

    Adriaan – I meant it literally. I felt orphaned! Not sure why.

    gautami tripathy – Thanks for your reaction. I look forward to browsing both your blogs!

    Geri – No need to be a poet. It’s a human thing. Thanks.

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