Eating Alone

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Bright eyes mesmerized

 

Twitter leaves her unimpressed

 

He flies off to eat

 

She chooses to eat alone

 

Who wants to eat with a twit

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Photos: Dwight L. Roth

Our Haikai challenge from Frank Tassone was to write a Haiku or Tanka for Haiku Saturday, using the word Twitter, referring to the birds of spring.  These Cardinals were posing on my bird feeder this afternoon just staring into each other’s eyes. I thought the photos would fit right into our prompt. I decided to write a Tanka with five lines and 31 syllables.

#Haikai Challenge #32 (5/5/18): twittering (saezuri,) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

 

 

25 thoughts on “Eating Alone

  1. Pingback: #Haikai Challenge #33 (5/12/18): Spring Rain (harusame)/Autumn Rain (aki no ame) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga – Frank J. Tassone

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