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A Songbird Climbs



In breaths of morning dawn the generations before would drift through my mind. A legacy of gold and silver in depths of the dawning rise and in a picture book of vivid yesteryears I would climb. From the feathered pillow to the creaking oak floor, across the hall to the kitchen where the steamy coffee I would pour. Drowning in my coffee gaze a sweet reflection of Grandpa's face, deep beneath the creamy clouds with one raised brow, hair silver brown.


through the aged window
upon the swaying wheat field
a songbird climbs

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 10/14/2018 1:29:00 PM
OMG a true haibun. A total delight. Congrats on your well deserved top win, Rick.
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Date: 7/7/2018 5:28:00 PM
Congrats on your winning work. Very descriptive and expressive. Sara
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Date: 7/7/2018 6:32:00 AM
What can I say? Your haibun evoked many a happy memory, skylarks, sadly now extinct in my locale! My memories will too go that way, but evoked live on. Thank you Rick. A 1st place, congratulations, Mick
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Date: 7/6/2018 9:37:00 PM
Wonderful imagery with great articulation, Rick..Congratulations on your win! Hugs Eve
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Date: 7/6/2018 2:59:00 PM
Back to congratulate you again on another win. A beautiful nostalgic haibun! :)
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Date: 7/5/2018 4:15:00 PM
Congratson first place!
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Date: 4/18/2018 12:48:00 AM
Congratulations on your win with this delightful haibun!
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Date: 4/15/2018 10:07:00 PM
Lovely haibun, Rick. I very much enjoyed your write. Congrats on your gold medal win.
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Date: 4/15/2018 3:05:00 PM
Superb, Rick--CONGRATS! Janice
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Date: 8/28/2017 8:02:00 AM
Congrats Rick, for your placement with this brilliant verse! ;-)
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Date: 8/26/2017 5:08:00 PM
Such peace! It's a true gift to be able to share it so gently with the reader. Thank you! Congrad's Light & Love
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Date: 8/26/2017 6:06:00 PM
Thank you for the honor Debbie....Love & Light.
Date: 8/25/2017 5:21:00 PM
Simply gorgeous, Rick and not wordy like mine!! BIG congrats on your win.
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Date: 8/25/2017 4:44:00 PM
Awe this was a very nice Haibun, Dan, enjoyed reading your write congratulations on your win : ) ~*
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Date: 8/25/2017 3:43:00 PM
Beautiful, Rick! Congrats!
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Date: 8/22/2017 11:05:00 PM
Oh just beautiful Rick! The first line is magnificent and the rest is divine. Loved it :)
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Date: 8/22/2017 10:46:00 PM
Very sentimental and beautiful, Rick ... nicely done!
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