Kingfisher (kawasemi)


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Post in response to Carpe Diem Haiku Prompt.
Carpe Diem Time Machine #11 Kawasemi (Kingfisher)

striking plumage
darts through forest canopy
kingfisher eyes prey



Inspired by the writings and haiku of our host:

“…. Most species have bright plumage with little differences between the sexes. Most species are tropical in distribution, and a slight majority are found only in forests. They consume a wide range of prey as well as fish, usually caught by swooping down from a perch. Like other members of their order they nest in cavities, usually tunnels dug into the natural or artificial banks in the ground. A few species, principally insular forms, are threatened with extinction…”

colorful reflection
throws shadows on the brook –
Kingfisher attacks

Kingfisher attacks
silver comes to live in the brook –
circles in water
(c) Chèvrefeuille

 a blueish flash
in crystal clear water
only circles left
(c) Chèvrefeuille

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