Category Archives: Birds

eagle sighting . . .

eagle sighting the passing trucker and I share a thumbs-up The Heron’s Nest XVI:2, June 2014

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one strand . . .

one strand of Mylar dangling from last year’s nest . . . still we wait for barn swallows to return needing nothing more than that Skylark 3, Spring/Summer 2014

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in my handwriting . . .

in my handwriting you see an optimist’s slope– the slanted lines taking flight off the page with a fluttering of wings A Hundred Gourds 3.2, March 2014 As spring winds into summer, I find myself being optimistic about many aspects … Continue reading

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sparrow’s song . . .

  sparrow’s song I turn to see the baby’s smile  A Hundred Gourds, vol. 2, no. 1, December 2012  

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first day . . .

first day . . . neither partridge nor pear in his hands Frogpond,  vol. 35, no. 3, Autumn 2012

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ribbon grass . . .

ribbon grass . . . the undulating rhythm of birdsong Modern Haiku, 43.3 , Autumn 2012

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out of nowhere . . .

out of nowhere this dark mood descends before I rise to a flight of swallows see-sawing the sky Ribbons, vol. 8, no. 1, Spring/Summer 2012

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first snow . . .

first snow cascading through cedar a woodpecker’s call The Heron’s Nest, vol. XIV, no. 2, June 2012

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Zen circle . . .

Zen circle the swallows return to last year’s nest A Hundred Gourds, vol. 1, no. 3, June 2012 ‘

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deadwood . . .

deadwood the crows take in the sun A Hundred Gourds, vol.1, no. 3, June 2012 (If you hit the above link and scroll down the page, you’ll find the haiga that Ron Moss painted for my haiku.  Thank you, Ron. … Continue reading

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