break in the rain
a flock of lorikeets loud
in the blossoming plum

 

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  1. Alan Summers Says:

    break in the rain
    a flock of lorikeets loud
    in the blossoming plum

    —VANESSA PROCTOR

    Wonderful!

    I remember rainbow lorikeets flying straight at me, in their hundreds, at Mission Beach, incredible feeling.

    They must have been a visual and aural sight in all that plum blossom, What a privilege! :-)

    ***

    in the tropical air
    rainbow lorikeets–
    a mango restaurant closed

    Alan Summers

    note: Mission Beach, Queensland

    Publication credit: Mirrors, USA ed. Jane Reichhold
    Collections:
    Moonlighting, Intimations Pamphlet Series, British Haiku Society, (1996)
    sundog haiku journal: an australian year (sunfast press 1997 reprinted 1998
    Anthology:
    unfinished renga with Merrill Ann Gonzales
    Into Sunlight (snow on the water, The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 1998)

  2. martin1223 Says:

    splitting apart
    near the Flatiron building
    April shadows

    The Mainichi
    Haiku in English
    Annual Selection: May 9, 2017

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