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Starry Starry Nights

This, another of my early haiku, and an old favourite. Watching the stars, listening to the day become evening, then night; the twinkling of cottage lights appearing one by one on the distant hillsides-yellow stars, fallen from the violet, not-quite-black, sky. High up, unseen, a lone Curlew calls ...

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The Kestrel’s Cry

The Kestrel’s Cry - Richard Jefferies Reimagined #9

A new setting for an old favourite haiku 1 of mine about the Kestrel, inspired by a passage from the writings of Richard Jefferies ...

a light breeze
sweeping the hill
a kestrel’s cry

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A Rainy Day

A Rainy Day

Here in North Wales we probably get more than the average amount of rain. Even so when looking through my haiku I was still surprised at the number that were about rain - and birds of course.

So here are a few haiku for a rainy day, arranged in a rather loose seasonal sequence ...

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