Nature Inspired Haiku

I went for a walk up the Deri mountain (really just a large hill!) with a couple of friends, March 2014. I took this photo:

Sunlight Shining Through the Trees
Sunlight Shining Through the Trees

When I got home I was inspired to write this Haiku poem about this scene:

Electronic lens darkens
Serendipitous
Silhouette of trees

On the same walk I saw crows gliding on the thermals in the blue sky. I was amazed when they suddenly brought in their wings and span really fast… they reminded me of warplanes, hence this haiku:

Crows on thermals
Turning fast –
Warplanes of nature

If you want to learn to write Haiku poetry, try out this excellent web page: http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Haiku-Poem

(Copyright MEN HEAL 2014)

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