Haibun #2717

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haibun #2717

Late in winter biking by
I heard a piercing skyward cry
I saw a large bird in the sky
an eagle looked me in the eye
I stopped a spell to watch it fly.

As I continued on my way
along the San Francisco Bay
the waters being calm that day
I watched the shorebirds interplay
stalking the waters for their prey.

the snowy egret
serves dinner
with a splash

© Rebecca Sanchez 2017

I talk, write and live bicycles because it’s made me so healthy and happy. I ride my bike from my apartment to the San Francisco Bay Trail every other day. This is an area of woods, natural harbors, wetlands, tidal pools and all the creatures that live there. I often take photos and write about them like today.

The photographs (3 frames) were taken by James Graham (my roommate) and animated by me.

Written with dVerse~Poets Pub for Haibun Monday and shared with Imaginary Garden Of Real Toads for The Tuesday Platform. I see no reason why a haibun can’t rhyme, is there one?

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24 thoughts on “Haibun #2717

  1. Your haibun inspired a haiku comment{

    a rhyming haibun
    reflecting nature
    San Francisco Bay

    birds acting
    feeding fishing natures way
    captured camera views

    little egret
    yellow feet snowy white plumes
    a natural angler

    I liked a lot
    picture haibun haiku too
    perceived perfection

    Will be post this to my blog, watch out for a pingback – Mick

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