Dedicated to birding, bugs, plants and other random nature stuff.
The National Wildlife Federation recently held a nature haiku contest. The winners have been revealed. Here's my favorite:Behold…Platypus!Duck billed, fur lined enigma.What the @#%& are you?-Claire Rush, Conowingo, MD
That's a bit harsh on the poor Platypus isn't it? ;-)My landlady had one not far from her Queensland (Australia) home and it got featured on a National Geographic issue.I see you have a blog link called The Nightjar, so in honour, here's a haiku about one! ;-)dusk at the golf clubpart of a marker polea tawny frogmouth(nightjar family)1st Prize, Fellowship of Australian Writers, Queensland, Haiku Competition, June 1995sundog haiku journal: an australian yearsunfast press 1997 reprinted 1998 California State Library - Main Catalog Call Number : HAIKU S852su 1997First Australian Haiku Anthology ISBN 0 9577925 9 X University of Queensland, 2003
Alan, thanks for the comment. I have seen Tawny Frogmouths at the zoo here in the US. I would love to see one in person someday. I guess I should check the golf course!
That ones my favorite out of the bunch, too, Pat!
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