River of Birdsong

My response to Carpe Diem Theme Week (6) 7 Jane’s last haiku

In the last episode of the tribute theme week for Jane Reichhold, Chèvrefeuille has asked us to share our memories and haiku, tanka or other Japanese poetry form about Jane Reichhold.  He also shared Jane’s last haiku, her Jisei:

with the moon
night too disappears
into the ocean

© Jane Reichhold (1937-2016)


beautiful wren

in shadow of undergrowth

turns up her tail

bursts into powerful song

river of notes rich and strong


© Kim M. Russell, 2016


Image of Wren – singing silhouette from Reedbed Hide – Fowlmere by Steve Dobromylski   found on www.rspb.org.uk 


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