Blackbird on White Snow

fluttering wings
one black feather on white snow
a shadow takes flight

Kim M. Russell, 11th January 2019

Image result for blackbird flying above snow

My response to Carpe Diem #1582 Black Birds (modern kigo)

As we continue to explore kigo, words that point towards a season, we are being inspired today by a modern kigo taken from Jane Reichhold’s Dictionary of Haiku: black birds, which seem, from the examples we’ve been given, to be any bird that is black, including blackbirds, crows and the like.

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