Friday, August 22, 2008

kingfisher's
blae straik -
nae time fir yin braith e'en




kingfisher's
blue streak -
no time for one breath even

6 comments:

  1. i've seen that... breathtaking

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  2. But not too fast for haiku.

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  3. Such a sense of survival in these precious lines :)

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  4. you've captured the bird perfectly, they're never anything but that wonderful metallic streak...

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  5. I've never seen a kingfisher in the wild, but I have heard they are fast. I have a stuffed one on a high shelf - my grandfather found it dead it his garden, after it had been taking his prized goldiish for years. He had it stuffed and I asked to have it once he died.

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