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An Ekphrastic Haiku

 watching kestrel   hovering   my perspective shifts 
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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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By a Brook in Winter

Brook: a snowy stream by Ann Mortimer

By a Brook in Winter - A fresh fall of snow overnight. I walk in a winter landscape: the green fields mantled white; the blackish branches of willow and ash, edged white, starkly outlined, against the morning light; mirrored in the dark brown-grey of the brook; the distant woods a purple haze against the blue-grey snow clouds above. My footsteps the only sound. 

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