on the barbed wire fence
he swears he’ll change

7 Responses

  1. Lisa Says:


  2. Melissa Says:

    I LOVE this one. Bravo.

  3. Peggy Says:

    Wonderful barb of insight.

  4. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    One for sorrow!

    Good one. :)

  5. Eric Says:

    As a birdwatcher, you've learned a lot over the years!

  6. Alan Summers Says:

    Oddly I don't have any British magpie haiku despite numerous sightings over the years.

    Although I do have a magpie-lark (aka mudpie lark) haiku during my years living in Queensland, Australia.

    christmas morning heat –
    two fledgling mudpie larks
    pecking cobwebs

    Alan Summers
    Publications credits: Blithe Spirit Vol. 7 No. 1 Feb 1997 (British Haiku Society); sundog haiku journal: an australian year sunfast press 1997 reprinted 1998 California State Library – Main Catalog Call Number : HAIKU S852su 1997; de facto 2 issue 2. (2008)

  7. Kierra Says:

    A few years ago I’d have to pay someone for this inoaomftirn.

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