A Calendar of Haiku - April
Sunshine streams through the bedroom window; curtains blow gently in the morning air and dust motes caught for a moment - shine like tiny golden stars.
”There's the cuckoo! … Everyone looked up and listened as the notes came indoors from the copse by the garden. His voice travels that little distance with ease, and can be heard in every room.” ...
sunshine ... filling every room, the cuckoo’s call
The Hills and the Vale 1909 - Richard Jefferies
Listen out for them from around the 14th April. Sadly, I haven’t heard a cuckoo here for a good few years now.
The photo was taken one early morning last April, looking straight into the sun through a dusty, rain spattered, bedroom window.
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Next month - ‘Sedge Warbler Sing’