“Then he had an idea, and I think that for a Bear of Very Little Brain, it was a good idea. He said to himself: “If a bottle can float, then a jar can float, and if a jar floats, I can sit on the top of it, if it’s a very big jar.”

So he took his biggest jar, and corked it up. “All boats have to have a name,” he said, “so I shall call mine The Floating Bear.” And with these words he dropped his boat into the water and jumped in after it.”



this endless rain —
the creek floats by
in a bottle



nahaiwrimo — boat
excerpt from “Winnie-the-Pooh,”“In Which Piglet is Entirely Surrounded by Water”



4 thoughts on “970

    1. angie werren says:

      thanks, andrea!
      I bought a brand-new copy of winnie-the-pooh to use with this little project. I forgot how good a new book smells…


    1. angie werren says:

      oh, thanks james!
      pooh is a natural for this sort of thing, isn’t he? lots of inspiration, and I love the videos I found (linking them in each post) with judi dench et al reading. I’ve been listening to the stories while I work on the ‘haibun…’



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