Hang Inverted Safely High

A Haiku for NaPoWriMo 2019

© Brett M. Christensen — 2019
Leather wings folded
Hang inverted safely high 
Waiting for sunset

The region we live in is home to many flying fox colonies. In daylight hours, the bats hang upside down high in the treetops. At sunset, they take off in their thousands in search of fruit to eat.

This is my thirteenth poem for NaPoWriMo 2019. In response to the poetry prompt “wings by Deborah Christensen at House of Haiku.