Eastern Windstorm – #Haiga #Haiku

05012019 haiga

Storms whisk birds inland
Birds made for beaches, oceans
Salt breeze calls them home


Ah, my weekly poetry fix will have a different flavor until the end of the month!  Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday is on a well-deserved Sabbatical, but she still encourages weekly syllabic poems.  I made this haiga last week, and I hope you enjoy!

Drawn with ink and Gimp.

Morning Beckons – #Haiku

green rice field

Clouds blush in crisp dawn
Tranquil sparrow chirps descend
Even winter smiles.


This morning when I walked my dog, the weather was a classic, beautiful, Southern morning.  It’s times like now that I wish I’d taken a photo (I’d had my phone in my pocket), but in the moment I made the decision to keep that fleeting, beautiful moment just to myself. Without a photo to remember it by, I wrote about this delectable winter morning for Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday #122. The words that I used a thesaurus to decide on are in bold.  

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