the tanager

in late  afternoon
the still snow-covered garden
remembers its song

carpe diem – birdsong

12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. jrbsays
    Jan 30, 2013 @ 10:15:05

    Very nice. Thank you 🙂

    Reply

  2. unfetteredbs
    Jan 30, 2013 @ 10:57:51

    so very beautiful and soft

    Reply

  3. JazzBumpa
    Jan 30, 2013 @ 12:42:19

    subtle and wistful.
    Cheers!
    JzB

    Reply

  4. Chevrefeuille
    Jan 30, 2013 @ 14:14:02

    Very subtle and I get a sad feeling … that last line brought tears in my eyes.

    Reply

  5. 4joy
    Jan 30, 2013 @ 19:11:46

    delicate haiku, with a bit of sadness….

    Reply

  6. WabiSabi
    Jan 30, 2013 @ 19:29:30

    I’m so thankful the garden remembers spring….hope for the flowers… and birds….and us!!!

    Reply

  7. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    Jan 30, 2013 @ 21:21:09

    That haiku went straight to my heart. Very well penned.

    Reply

  8. Peripatetic Eric
    Jan 30, 2013 @ 23:53:14

    Poignant and moving.

    Reply

  9. magicalmysticalteacher
    Jan 31, 2013 @ 02:34:21

    I’m thinking that the garden remembers its own song—you know, the little melodies of lettuces chanting, the holy high notes of beans, the humming of the parsley,,,

    Sonoran Birdsong

    Reply

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