Haiku Carpe Diem Special #53, Kikaku’s “a flock of swallows”

Today, our Carpe Diem Haiku prompt is Kikaku’s “a flock of swallows”…

above the sea
a rainbow, erased by
a flock of swallows

My response to Kikaku…

The_tree_swallows_never_stopped_flying._They_formed_a_large_vortex_over_the_water_and_approach_the_water_at_high_speeds_either_scooping_water_to_drink_or_diving_through_the_surface_of_the_water_for_a_quick_bath___Flickr_-_Photo_Sharing_Image By JaxStrong

a flock of swallows
their dexterity and grace
admiring gulp

Smiles, love and laughter

© John Belchamber 2013

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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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16 Responses to Haiku Carpe Diem Special #53, Kikaku’s “a flock of swallows”

  1. magicalmysticalteacher says:

    I, too, admire their dexterity and grace!

    Flights and Gulps of Swallows

  2. 4joy says:

    a sight to behold….lovely

  3. howanxious says:

    Ah! That is lovely.

  4. Your haikus always amaze me…beautiful!

  5. Cathy Tenzo says:

    Wonderful and I love learnign collective nouns!

  6. jazzbumpa says:

    and a brace of
    bracing haiku

    Cheers!
    JzB

  7. a swallow’s swallow is indeed a gulp

  8. Ese' s Voice says:

    Grace with a gulp 🙂 Wonderful!

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