Robin in the Garden

between yellow leaves little beady-eyed head cocked curious robin he flits from hedgerow to tree scanning for a juicy worm tiny tracks in snow leading to a holly bush blush of camouflage an overwintering guest he shelters in flowerpots romancing his mate perched upon a wheelbarrow song-trilling red breast pecking at cherry blossom among yellow […]

Mouse

companionable scratching behind the wainscot little harvest mouse Kim M. Russell, 21st October 2019 My response to Carpe Diem #1766 mouse This month we are celebrating Carpe Diem’s 7th birthday and the smaller creatures of nature. Today we are creating haiku, tanka or other Japanese poetry forms on the theme of the ‘mouse’.