Sunday, March 17

Swallow - Haiku

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Scent of spring
 Wades through air 
Signalling birth.

Signalling birth 
Tiny male swallow
Prepares cradle.


Written for Carpe Diem. Prompt - Tsubame ( swallow )

29 comments:

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    1. Thanks Adriana :) You spread smiles !

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  2. Wonderful!! What to say more? Thank you for sharing your wonderfully composed little gems of haiku with Carpe Diem.

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    1. Thank you for the prompt Kristjaan :)

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  3. I like the idea of the daddy being the one who makes and rocks the cradle!

    Swallows Haiku

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    1. just making the cradle bit . Its the mommy who rocks the cradle :)

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  4. Preparation of cradle with the coming of spring ... this s as beautiful as it can get !!!

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    1. Hey thanks Amrit ! Your comment is always expected :)

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  5. The swallow making a nest.................. so motherly. beautiful lines.

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  6. its so short and yet so beautiful

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    1. Thank you Rupertt . . Keep reading this space :)

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  7. The male swallows aren't the only male birds to do housekeeping and child-rearing chores. Birds are fun to observe! Love the image of the cradle!

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    1. Never observed birds much in depth before actually. But these prompts are really intriguing ! Thanks for the comment and for the visit :)

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  8. he is mudding up the nest for his progeny....I love springtime...

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    1. Spring time is hopeful . Thanks for the words Joanne :)

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  9. Very cute. Swallows are so great.

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    1. Thank you for the comment Brudberg :)

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  10. spring
    time of rebirth
    and joy

    Cheers!
    JzB

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  11. spring indeed signals birth :) well-penned haiku :)

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  12. Just lovely, thank you for sharing :)

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  13. Those six lines. They put me in the middle of a spring.

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    1. Coming from you that sounds special ! Thank you :)

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  14. :) pretty neat and short words for spring! I like it!

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  15. a superb haiku and such a cuuuuteee picture :)

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  16. nicely composed... loved the way you chained swallows to spring and new birth

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