the high meadow
a cicada’s whine
sharpens into silence


5 Responses

  1. Peggy Bilbro Says:

    Very evocative, Hannah!

  2. Hannah Mahoney Says:

    Thank you, Peggy!

  3. janewilliams Says:

    Lovely work Hannah.

    low clouds a cockatoo's shriek tapers to rain

  4. Alan Summers Says:

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    the high meadow
    a cicada’s whine
    sharpens into silence

    —HANNAH MAHONEY

    Love the high meadow!
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    Ah, cicadas, so loud but making the silence as loud in its own way. Experienced them across Europe, India, and Australia.
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    But here's one about the Japanese ones. :-)
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    samurai legends —
    tsukutsukubôshi cicadas
    at Sumadera

    Alan Summers
    World Haiku Review Japan Article Vending machines and cicadas (2003)
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  5. janbentexas Says:

    Well Done

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