A blog devoted mainly to haiku and senryu and to thoughts about, and inspired by, haiku and senryu.

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Haiku is to poetry as espresso is to coffee.

Monday, August 23, 2010


still pecking
as the others fly


Blogger Frank said...

Nice observation, Bill...

9:50 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The sparrow : hungry and tenacious, of course. Very good haïku, Bill.

12:57 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Frank and Marcel. Before I got my haiku eye, I thought sparrows took off all at once.

6:40 AM  
Blogger bandit said...

Haiku eye? Now that's an interesting turn of phrase.

Something of the solitude of that lone sparrow remaining, juxtaposed with the rest of the flock...I ask myself, why do I relate to this poem?
You got me with this poem.

5:12 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks for the thoughts, Willie.

11:41 AM  

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