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Friday, October 21, 2016

nibble

the wind . . .
a squirrel crosses the lawn
nibble by nibble

This was originally posted, in slightly different versions, as a comment at Grace's "Passing Clouds" blog and Magyar's blog

8 Comments:

Blogger Adelaide said...

finding a lot of acorns, no doubt

Adelaide

7:14 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Goodies, at any rate. Thanks for the comment, Adelaide.

6:49 PM  
Blogger Magyar said...

... and quickly they sense... being watched. Nifty Bill! _m

12:56 PM  
Blogger Danièle Duteil said...

I like these rythm and picture.

6:52 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks, Doug and Daniele. Squirrels we have plenty of.

9:33 AM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

lovely, and describes squirrels perfectly

12:53 AM  
Blogger haiku-shelf said...

I like the sound!

i
wind
squirrel
nibble

3:57 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Juliet and Angelika, I appreciate your comments, which I read as supporting each other.

In an earlier draft, I simply had the squirrel "nibbles the lawn," but I wanted to catch the stop-start of squirrel movement.

10:21 AM  

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