#Haiku Happenings #5: Janice’s latest #TankaProse for my current #haikai challenge!
flying from frozen boughs
alighting on the feeder
covered with snow
This morning scene reminds me to fill the seed bucket, put on my boots and wade out to top up the feeders.
Yesterday was Martin Luther King day in the United States. From Frank Tassone’s Haikai Challenge I learned that this holiday is designated as a day of service—a ‘day on’ rather than a ‘day off’, inspired by Doctor Reverend King Junior’s example and praise of community service: “He who is greatest among you shall be a servant.”
My first impulse was to dust off my dormant question “should I take on a volunteer job?” On reflection, my view of service, in general, and my own service, in particular, has deepened. Many of us, including myself, care for immediate and extended families. Yet there is another kind of service that extends into the community, outside…
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