shattered by a jay’s raw blue afternoon

 


4 Responses

  1. Magyar Says:

    Ann, my assumption of a Jay's -caw- quickly fits the -raw- blue afternoon. Nifty_!

    this startled pup
    dozed in a soft afternoon
    the blue jays caw

  2. Alan Summers Says:

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    shattered by a jay’s raw blue afternoon

    —ANN K. SCHWADER

    What a wonderful line! I love 'raw blue afternoon' and it works so brilliantly with the jay, Stunning work!

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    all those red apples amongst the blue tit

    Alan Summers
    journal credits:
    Bones – a journal for contemporary haiku Issue 0.1 2012 reissued 2013; Roadrunner 12.3 MASKS 4 (2012)
    book credit: Does Fish-God Know (Yet To Be Named Free Press 2012)
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  3. @michaelpaone Says:

    Love it!

  4. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    Harshness effectively suggested in 'shattered' and 'raw blue afternoon'.

    marion

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