My Calendar of Haiku - September
It’s around 9 o’clock in the evening - already dark. A brief respite from the rain; the full moon (almost) playing ‘peek-a-boo’, through the clouds. The street light flickers - on - off - on. Our garden Robin sings from a hazel in the hedge. Just for a moment ...
after the storm
a robin sings
Robin (and Blackbird) will sing at night especially if near or under a street lamp, or if the moon is bright. Robin are highly territorial and sing all year round; their autumn song quieter and more melancholy sounding than their lively upbeat spring song.
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