Haiku Carpe Diem #72, Mandarin Ducks (oshidori)

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Today’s Carpe Diem prompt is Mandarin Duck (oshidori). I liked the sound of the Mandarin name Yuan-yang and ended up with a little french too…

Yuan-yang parade
Troop the colours, find a mate
Ying and yang Canard


About jrbsays

Just a regular married father of three type of guy. Writer of Haiku, founder of www.DementiaJourneys.com and other bits and other bobs.
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10 Responses to Haiku Carpe Diem #72, Mandarin Ducks (oshidori)

  1. Awesome JRB … I love the way how you have used Ying and Yang in your haiku on Mandarin Ducks. Very well done. Wonderful picture by the way.


  2. artmusedog says:

    well composed haiku ~ very creative twist ~ (A Creative Harbor ~ aka ArtMuseDog and Carol ^_^


  3. ladynimue says:

    superb !
    I love the sound of it 😀


  4. brudberg says:

    Creative and nice. 😉


  5. siggiofmaine says:

    I agree, a nice cadence to the haiku…well done.
    Thank you.


  6. yerpirate says:

    Brilliant! Enjoyed that one very much – yin and yang indeed!


  7. becca givens says:

    I used ying / yang in my first Mandarin Duck … 😀
    This brought a tickled smile!!
    Playful Mandarins


  8. they do look ready to march, don’t they….they are such gorgeous ‘canards’


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