Linked to Carpe Diem Little Creatures #20: Winter Wren, where our host Chèvrefeuille has offered a wealth of wren-ku! The first is my favorite.
© Santoka Taneda (1882-1940)
We also have haiku from Issa:
do you realize it’s Ninth Month
do you realize
it’s the 30th?
(On the old Japanese calendar, September 30th is the last day of autumn.)
light of foot indeed
in its flight through bamboo groves,
a wren passing by.
And finally, a wonderful haiku by Chèvrefeuille:
Wren looks for food in the garden
a sacred moment
And here is mine:
I never looked closely at this photo until today. It SEEMED to be just a blurry photo of a nondescript brown bird. But no! It’s a blurry LITTLE bird watching a big blurry HAWK. Do you see it? Pretty cool, right?