Haiku: Lucky Rat

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A haiku in honour of the Year of the Rat and all the wonderful pet ratties I’ve loved (photo of my pet rat, Zack, circa 2001).

 

So quick and clever

Whiskers twitching, bright-eyed rat

Bring us luck this year

 

Flashback December: Yule

For this month I’m featuring some older works newcomers haven’t seen and others might not remember. I’d love to see others share their past work; there’s nothing wrong with celebrating earlier creations any more than there is re-reading a favourite book or re-watching a film!

This week’s poems feature Yule/Winter Solstice, which this year occurs on 22 December.

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Flashback December: Haiku & Tanka

For this month I’m featuring some older works newcomers haven’t seen and others might not remember. I’d love to see others share their past work; there’s nothing wrong with celebrating earlier creations any more than there is re-reading a favourite book or re-watching a film!

This week I’m featuring 1 haiku, Traditions, and 1 Tanka, Affection

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