the haiku diaries


May 30, 2014 by Rachel Dickinson
May 30, 2014, 8:16 am
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Young mourning doves coo —
stay safe from marauding cats
that slink through our yard.



May 29, 2014 by Rachel Dickinson
May 29, 2014, 7:00 am
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Drum of woodpecker
travels across swamp water
and fills me with sound.



May 28, 2014 by Rachel Dickinson
May 28, 2014, 7:39 am
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Woody, the budgie,
responds boldly to bird calls
he hears from outside.



May 27, 2014 by Rachel Dickinson
May 27, 2014, 7:15 am
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Pre-rain morning walk —
swamp, pinkster, honeysuckle,
cotton-batting clouds.



May 26, 2014 by Rachel Dickinson
May 26, 2014, 1:01 pm
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Memorial Day —
we have to celebrate this
day in our own ways.



May 23, 2014 by Rachel Dickinson
May 25, 2014, 8:15 am
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Lawn mower at eight
on a nice Sunday morning.
I want to hear birds!



May 24, 2014 by Rachel Dickinson
May 24, 2014, 9:11 am
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A visit to see
father in the hospital
melds past and present.