Nest – #Haiku #TankaTuesday

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Used nest
Scrapped for new –
Homey

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This was written for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday #168, Comfort and Worn. I decided to do a 2/3/2 haiku because it was hard to get the synonyms for those words to fit together in such a tight space with a nature theme. I think I did it, but wow! What a challenge!

This was inspired by a birds nest in the maple tree in my backyard. This spring, when the blackbirds returned, they ripped apart the old nest and built a new one in my neighbor’s back yard. The traitors.

12 thoughts on “Nest – #Haiku #TankaTuesday

  1. Jules says:

    I’m looking forward to the robins to rebuild in my hedges. Their old nest was taken down by weather. Just hop they build it high enough that the neighbors cats can’t reach…

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