(Composed during the snow-thaw of last month…) As I sit here, goldfinches glance across the skies outside the window, their ‘charms’ like the bounce of iambic pentameter written with wings. They turn towards our garden, and immediately, their syntax becomes jumbled by a shift and gather of chaffinches – with an adjunct of sparrows tumbling in like a hurried conclusion. […] See Also: Our Northen (Winter) Thrushes
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Clive Bennett Follow
Sometime philosopher, thinker, dreamer, birdwatcher, poet, and occasional writer. Living and writing in beautiful North Wales.
So I’ve written a post - a virtual ‘walk in the woods’ combining imagery, mindfulness, a poetry reading and a uniquely immersive personal soundscape of birdsong which you can cue in while reading and listening. I’m proud of that!
#haikuchallenge (late) https://twitter.com/wingsoverwaters/status/1540272697355255808
the ring of yellow
around a blackbird’s eye
The pic is from a pastel done by my Mum Barbara Bennett sometime in the 1980s. It’s of a lane on the Bere Peninsula Devon
Listen to "Once Upon A Time". ⚓ https://anchor.fm/clive-bennett0/episodes/Once-Upon-A-Time-e1kace9 - some more of my #haiku in the form of #gembun …
… from my Rocking Chair is now on @AmazonMusic. Check it out! An occasional series where I read some of my haiku - https://music.amazon.com/podcasts/63ffce90-457f-4f78-9906-6dde1b2974f3/-from-my-rocking-chair #PodcastsOnAmazonMusic
Just had this message about the latest #podcast “thanks for the wonderful podcasts... the last one made me laugh out loud in Bologna." Have you listened yet?https://youtu.be/WSPF48lRhTo #haiku #youtube #haiku