Three bird haiku

Birds, summer or winter, a joy wherever they are, whether in flight
or singing their hearts out from a branch. And then there’s their imitators, animal and human …

red-winged blackbird
sings from the reeds
maples in bud                               


high wire act
on the bird suet
a squirrel


the child dances
on the stage
a bird in flight


my scans - after 18 112 coverTo Bethlehem: ‘This little book is delightful, full of … poems on this timeless subject. … the most fun is the little prose vignettes of the common people in the Christ-child story. The slave who looks after the wise men’s camels, or the overworked maid at the inn who has to fetch water for the birth, and many more. A lovely gift for the reader on your Christmas list!’ Rosalind Adams. Available from Amazon and Kindle.

About Joanna M. Weston

Born in England, she lives in British Columbia. She is married with three sons, Joanna has an MA from the University of British Columbia. She has published in numerous anthologies and in magazines in Canada, the US, UK, and New Zealand, such as Canadian Women's Studies, Convolvus, Endless Mountains Review, Grain, Green's Magazine, Prairie Fire, Spin, Wascana Review, CBC Gallery, and many more...
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2 Responses to Three bird haiku

  1. francinesw says:

    I’a a birder, watch & photograph, very nicely said, touches me.

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