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Dawn Chorus

a 17 syllable haiku, senryu, or something in-between

Photo by Joshua J. Cotten on Unsplash

birdsong sneaks through dreams

thoughts curl, stretch, yawn lazily

just one minute more

Is this a haiku or a senryu? Will my mind explode deciding?

Traditionally, a haiku is nature-based and evokes a season. When I woke up this morning the first thing I heard was spring and I wanted to…



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Peculiar Julia

Writer of poetry, prose, & the occasional rant. I feed the monsters under my bed story cake & poem pastries. What do you feed them?