Barn Swallows, haiku

Mark, from the Naturalist Weekly asks us to write a haiku or senyru featuring a bird in flight. You can find his post HERE.

Most barn swallow pairs will have two broods a year. (Submitted by Debbie Laverty) via CBC.CA
swallows in flight
long-haul migrant travelers
no passport required

© Colleen M. Chesebro

Published by Colleen M. Chesebro

An avid reader, Colleen M. Chesebro rekindled her love of writing poetry after years spent working in the accounting industry. These days, she loves crafting syllabic poetry, flash fiction, and creative fiction and nonfiction. In addition to poetry books, Chesebro’s publishing career includes participation in various anthologies featuring short stories, flash fiction, and poetry. She’s an avid supporter of her writing community on Word Craft by organizing and sponsoring a weekly syllabic poetry challenge, called #TankaTuesday, where participants experiment with traditional and current forms of Japanese and American syllabic poetry. Chesebro is an assistant editor of The Congress of the Rough Writers Flash Fiction Anthology & Gitty Up Press, a micro-press founded by Charli Mills and Carrot Ranch. In January 2022, Colleen founded Unicorn Cats Publishing Services to assist poets and authors in creating eBooks and print books for publication. In addition, she creates affordable book covers for Kindle and print books. Chesebro lives in the house of her dreams in mid-Michigan surrounded by the Great Lakes with her husband and two (unicorn) cats, Chloe & Sophie.

17 thoughts on “Barn Swallows, haiku

  1. Hi Colleen, Wonderful haiku celebrating the return of the swallows! Thanks for linking up and adding to this week’s conversation. Have a good week!

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