Gogyohka for goldfinches

A gogyohka for Frank Tassone’s weekly haikai challenge.

Photo ©MinoZig



sun shines pale gold

through silver rain

gold bird-wings flash

red cheeks

bitten by the east wind

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

16 thoughts on “Gogyohka for goldfinches”

      1. Early morning is the best time to hear them. Later, the magpies and woodpeckers and jays make a bit of a din.
        To hear birds singing in the city is a privilege.

      2. I thought it was urban where you live. Anywhere with a pavement is urban as far as I’m concerned though not necessarily city. It’s good to know the birds can stand Philadelphia. Can’t be too messed up.

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