#Haiku Happenings #4: Zander’s latest #haibun for my current #haikai challenge!
Two Blue Jays leap about in a Maple; nonpareil. Two women drink coffee at the sidewalk cafe, twittering and gossiping about some other woman; a pair of nest robbers. They do not feel the vibrations of the birds above them. One old man flips and folds his Trib, pecking at a chocolate doughnut with sprinkles. Nor does he hear the dual shades of blue flap, flapping above him. A businessman (or is it a businesswoman?) wired with buds, brisks and clips the sidewalk, never looking up from a text or tweet, certainly doesn’t know that new life is beginning in the branches a mere four feet overhead. I smile conspiratorially at M & M Jay, pulling a few long threads from my unnecessary scarf, tossing them to the breeze that they alone own.
City steam and stench
Rising blunders twittering —
He who hears the song
For Frank J…
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