birds, haiku

Sky Sights and Sky Sounds

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Carpe Diem #1595 hawk (taka)

Sky Circles
|Riding the spring wind,
|hawks with still wings and shrill cries
|claim territory.

1805988 - juvenile red-shouldered hawk calling

© Steve Byland | 123RF Stock Photo

A lot happens in the sky.
Hawks stake claims.
Clouds sometimes imitate clams.


birds, haiku, humor

Warned by a Shadow

From some viewpoints, a shadow has a bright side. An example is my response to a CDHK challenge to use the word [shadow] in a haiku.

Carpe Diem Haiku Family — A New “Shadow” Challenge


Image cropped from © Ryanfaas |

Lost Lunch?
|Sunlight breaks thru clouds
|and sends hawk’s shadow downward.
|Prey darts for cover.

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