Strange Leaves

pheasants at the gate
bright feathers come floating down
strange autumn leaves

Kim M. Russell, 28th October 2018

Image result for North Norfolk pheasants and autumn leaves Pinterest
There was a handsome cock pheasant in our garden this morning but he was gone by the time I grabbed the camera. This image was found on Pinterest

My response to Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #56 Crossroads

This weekend our challenge is to create a ‘fusion’ haiku from four given haiku in a Crossroads hineri episode. We may choose two or all four haiku from the selection by Basho, Issa, Buson and Shiki:

a strange flower
for birds and butterflies
the autumn sky

© Basho

the pheasant cries
as if it just noticed
the mountain

© Issa

the winter river;
down it come floating
flowers offered to Buddha

© Buson

just outside the gate
the road slopes downward
winter trees

© Shiki

 

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