April 18, 2014 § 6 Comments

flock of swallows

swallows arrive early

noisily chasing gnats

not yet born


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§ 6 Responses to hunger

  • pi314chron says:

    Few people in their lifetime will be privileged to write a more exquisite haiku. Very nice work, indeed, Rachel!


  • Lovely haiku, and the image matches beautifully conjuring memories of past swallow squadrons 🙂

  • Miranda Stone says:

    That middle line, “noisily chasing gnats” is just fun to say out loud. Again, an excellent haiku that captures the beauty of nature.

    • Rachael Charmley says:

      Thanks, Miranda. Those three words almost get caught on the tongue. A bottle of wine would have made that a certainty! Have a peaceful and happy Easter. x

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