.We love something about the call of a bird in the wild! ;-)James (Hackett) started this, in English, some 30 years ago with: Searching on the wind,the hawk's cry . . .is the shape of its beak.A few of mine:fading last notea torresian crow soundsthe darkening skycarrion crow callrefracted river-rippleson the horsechestnutcarrion crow callthe river reflects itin the horsechestnutSome more crowing ;-)mist haze -a crow cleans its beakon a rooftop aerialWing Beats: British Birds in Haiku ISBN 978-1-903543-24-5 (2008)I highly recommend Wing Beats to anyone, even outside Britain.Wing Beats website:Wing Beats: British Birds in Haiku.
Thank you Alan.I may have to order that ;)
Excellent haiku Rachel! I really enjoyed this.
Thank you Paul
like the sound of the cawing -- a rough, harsh sound -- paired with 'silhouette' -- very cool!
Thank you Kelly
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