haiga, haiku, photography

Shells on a Sandy Beach

A crab lived and died.
Empty claws and carapace
sing an elegy.


Photo © Patrick Jennings | Carapace and Claw

Click on the link in the photo credit to read the photographer’s own poem inspired by the fine image.

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8 thoughts on “Shells on a Sandy Beach

  1. The photo’s art describes an unchallenged meal, and I imagine a solitary gull, gliding over a deserted beach, adding its voice to the silent elegy. Yet — with apologies — I can’t prevent what follows:

    For those who cannot
    use the little fork, the claws
    are too much trouble.

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