Haikai Challenge #152: katydid (kirigirisu) — Katydid serenade

bug, insect, green, giant katydid, long-legged green leaf imitator HD wallpaper

Grass-coated crickets
serenade late August’s moon –
silver ears listen.


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Frank J. Tassone is the host of Haikai Challenge.  Frank says:
This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to the katydid (kirigirisu).


8 Comments Add yours

  1. Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:
    #Haiku Happenings #7: Jade Li’s latest haiku for my current #Haikai Challenge!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      I skirted the edges of propriety in this one, but I had fun writing it 🙂


  2. 9 freaking hours of katydids.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      It’s nature’s sound machine and it doesn’t cost a dime.

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  3. Jules says:

    Oh… beautiful that first line. 🦗

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