Looking out the kitchen window the first snow of winter on the mountains, black twigged hedges casting frosted white shadows, that stay all day, across the fields; a hunting Sparrowhawk flips over a nearby hedge disturbing a flock of Fieldfare, their gun-metal blue heads shining in the afternoon winter sun as they rise as one circling the field before settling back on the hedge.
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Sometime philosopher, thinker, dreamer, birdwatcher, poet, and occasional writer. Living and writing in beautiful North Wales.
Thank you to @SenryuJournal for publishing 3 of my senryu this month. #haiku #senryu #micropoem https://twitter.com/SenryuJournal/status/1553940364456853505
Issue 80 arrives with NEWS! http://failedhaiku.com/2022/07/31/issue-80-arrives-with-news/
My latest #podcast episode, where I recount some childhood memories, in the form of #Gembun, is up: Skipping Stones https://anchor.fm/clive-bennett0/episodes/Skipping-Stones-e1mem33
“Drought declared in large parts of England as temperatures soar in heatwave” If like me, you miss rainfall please listen to my minute movie and remember its sound. I am hallucinating and dreaming of a forgotten rain! #rainsounds
What a lovely painting that captures the very essence of their behaviour. Perhaps it’s also a full moon thing at this time of year
@birdsinhaiku @IanCarter67 I remember the martins pulling an all-nighter one full moon in the Wye Valley