Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Chirpings of a Male Chaffinch

                                                                          Attribution: AnemoneProjectors
Image: Male Chaffinch whose Chirping Grew Louder
Source: Wikimedia Commons (here)

Darkness bids good-bye
The stillness of the evening
is slowly transformed

It comes as whispers
In tandem with increasing
lights, it progresses

A sudden build up
A crescendo of chirping
Madness in welcome

Written for Leo’s Haiku Heights #259 with prompt – crescendo 

12 comments:

  1. Love how birdsong seems to rise in the air - early morning particularly! Beautiful!

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  2. Delightful progressive Haiku, Hank. Great imagery....love this :)

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  3. Darkness bids good bye. loved it.

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  4. A poem to which everyone can relate, I am sure. The last line exceptional.

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  5. madness in welcome...smiles...love the awakening that happens...the silence to whisper to the madness....

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  6. Madness is sure welcome and can be fun, under my rhyming sun

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  7. Beautiful progression. The last line is a stunner

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  8. Oh yeah and I know this only too well!! Great choice for crescendo!! I wonder how they decide to wake up all at the same time and ruin the quiet!! ;)

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  9. Wonderful progression of haiku about the bird song!

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