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A Few Monostich

A Few Monostich

Sometimes my haiku especially the one-liners or monoku seem to call for a setting - they seem a bit lost - somehow unfinished ... adding a title, a tad controversial, provides a sense of place in which the ku firmly resides. 1

Here then is a short collection of my monostich ...

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Summer Swallows

Summer Swallows - Cameos of Bird Life #13

It doesn’t seem that long ago that Swallows were everywhere, over the house, and over the meadows; to and fro, to and fro; rebuilding their nests tucked under the rafters of the disused barn across the way ...

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The Whitethroat

Leo Paul Robert: Whitethroat

The Whitethroat - Cameos of Birdlife #11

Walking up our lane this morning a Whitethroat sang from deep within summer drifts of hawthorn and cow parsley ...

A rather crackly recording by Ludwig Koch from 1936.

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