My Calendar of Haiku - October
The twinkling of distant cottage lights appear one by one on the hillsides; yellow stars, fallen from the violet, not-quite-black sky. Looking up a single brilliant diamond white star appears. A shooting star - fizzes - a firework across the darkening sky ...
in darkening sky
a curlew calls
Around October time we get a Curlew or two feeding in the fields. Their calls at night one of the most haunting and beautiful. Evocative of the lonely moors and moonlit estuaries.
This, one of my early haiku, an old favourite. First published in my eChapbook, ‘Feathered Skies’, but which pops up here and there in other posts.
Another bird we sometimes hear at night, during October, is the Golden Plover ...
hidden by clouds
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