Thursday, 22 March 2012

haiku

on her nest -
a brooding coot
yawns





previously published in Blithe Spirit, the journal of the British Haiku Society

8 comments:

Carol Steel 5050 said...

You've captured the patience and weariness of waiting. I love the "yawns."

Ms Sparrow said...

I love the little moment you portrayed!

Bill said...

The one-word last line is hard to bring off, but you've done it here. Good one.

ashok said...

ha! nice one...

sandy said...

Those nest hours much not be easy!

gabriellebryden said...

That's a gorgeous haiku!

bunnits said...

Wonderful. And I love coots!

Caroline Gill said...

Sheer delight!