Spring’s Song

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Goldfinches twitter

Enjoy warm sunshine and seeds

New feathers for spring

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Photos: Dwight L. Roth

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Frank Tassone’s Haikai prompt recognizes the return of birds and their twittering sounds as the sun warms the Northern Hemisphere!

Join us at: https://frankjtassone.com/2019/03/30/haikai-challenge-79-3-30-19-twittering-saezuri-haiku-senryu-haibun-tanka-haiga-renga/

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