from village to village
a rooster’s crow

10 Responses

  1. Christopher Pickslay Says:

    alarm clock–

    from the aerie, kites clamor

    for an early mouse

  2. Dirk van Nouhuys Says:

    Before dawn
    roost crows to rooster
    from village to village.

  3. Alan Summers Says:

    Nice one.

  4. Millcock Says:

    I am finding this one hard to place myself in. Are the villages really that close that you can hear roosters crowing from them? It would seem more realistic to me to say "house to house" or "street to street"?

  5. Alan Summers Says:

    I understand what you say, but some villages can be that close, plus if low sound pollution from human appliances, they can really carry. Honest. ;-)

  6. Alan Summers Says:

    Especially a small European country such as the Netherlands. The author's details:

    Bouwe Brouwer

    33 year old teacher from Emmeloord, the Netherlands. Interested in writing haiku, travelling and designing/fabricating small haiku books by hand:


  7. Ed Schwellenbach Says:

    Each village–no matter how many and how far separated–experience the crow of their own rooster … a universal image of early rising. A very nice haiku.

  8. @Gen1941 Says:

    On village in houses
    Cocks shout

  9. d?ssertat?on serv?ce Says:

    When we arrange conference on the international level then the most common dialogue of the people is they are one and work for the benefits of each other despite to their religion and are not ready to discuss their religion either.

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