Brevity

Haiku are even shorter than tanka, though in some ways they are easier to compose. Herewith, two versions of a haiku moment, both in draft form.

I began a longer piece this morning but could not complete it…maybe tomorrow…or another day.

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bluebird on fence post
tree frogs calling–
insects have wakened

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bright bluebird
under overcast sky
an April day

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Eastern bluebird photo thanks to Photo: Laurie Lawler/Great Backyard Bird Count Participant, Audubon Society website.
 

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