mackerel clouds
silver gulls squabble
over the bones


8 Responses

  1. Frances Says:

    watercolor haiku
    a museum waits
    I send thank you note to the artist

  2. Mary F.Ahearn Says:

    a beautiful and clever word painting plus the lovely sound of it.
    Mary

  3. Alison Hedlund Says:

    A striking haiku. Synesthetic and a pleasure to read. This is my world, as well. Just lovely.

  4. Dawn Apanius Says:

    I learned something new from this haiku. mackerel clouds – ! fantastic visuals and feelings!

  5. Jeff Hoagland Says:

    Wow! I just love this Lorin. As a cloud-lover, altocumulus included, I wish I had written this. Beautiful!

  6. Alan Summers Says:

    Fun wordplay over mackerel clouds and gulls squabbling over the bones, great image.

    Alan

  7. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    I love mackerel skies and I love this!

    Nice one, Lorin. :)

    marion

  8. Ellen Grace Olinger Says:

    Hi Lorin, Lovely haiku with colors. I love seeing the gulls again more here, in large groups, now that the Lake Michigan beach is well past our summer. Ellen

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