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Haiku, senyru musings (and images) by the Haikook (Russ Murray)
Crickets, cicadas / vociferously debate / whether it will rain.
Concrete rat seeing / business as usual / in the year ahead.
Birds on wire / avian code, dots / and dashes.
Bowl of bones / tells tale of deer friends / de-antlered.
Cow sticks head through fence / ‘Scuse me while I kiss this guy! / She almost succeeds.
Tiny bird / resting on barbed wire / the field’s edge.
I am slave to cats / a servant of the felines / it seems they own me.
Worm, why did you leave / the sanctuary of dirt / for a sun-baked rock?
A familiar sound / someone has just returned from / wherever they’ve been.
The headless hostas / beheaded by their deer friends / will never flower.
Windows left open / overnight my car became / playground for spiders.
Butterfly / be careful how you / flap your wings.
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