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#31 Old 10-10-2018, 07:23 AM
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releasing a sparrow ---
its heartbeat lingers
in my palm

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autumn
in a puddle a crow
flies past

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(1956 - 2003)

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heads on backwards
- a row of mallards
snooze by the canal

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a raccoon shows up -
the jack-o-lantern
gets a face-lift

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the entrance --- automatic
doors open

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I don't have money
for a falafel ---
I feel awful

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starling multitude
murmurate ---
I'm mesmerized


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Correction: the haiku in the previous post should read...

starling multitude
murmurates ---
I'm mesmerized

(Sorry 'bout that!)

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Correction: the haiku in the previous post should read...

starling multitude
murmurates ---
I'm mesmerized

(Sorry 'bout that!)

It's still not quite right, in my opinion. Anyway, here's a better version, I think:

starling multitude
murmurates ---
I get mesmerized

(Sorry for being so fussy. I would have preferred to have just edited my original post, but after a certain amount of time has elapsed, I guess you can't do that anymore.)

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Bitter morning
sparrows sitting
without necks

James Hackett
(an early version of this haiku)

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dry soil
the old crow pecks
its shadow

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pine and oyamel
hotels --- the Monarch
butterflies check in

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a wren and i
startle each other
unbroken snow

-- Sandi Pray

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early winter
migrant birds have gone back
Gloomy villagers

-- rushi.

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fallen leaves
crows form their own canopy
in the tree tops

-- Anna Maris

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the velvet nudge
of a horse's nose
winter chill

-- Marietta McGregor

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A Bird's Sweet Song

"A magical thing and sweet to remember
The song of a bird in the dark of December"

-- this rhyme is printed on an Xmas bauble
that I recently purchased at a church bazaar

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magic mushrooms
--- wildman gets
his reindeer to fly


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