sparrows wait (troibun)

I think I`ll reblog this since it gives hope that spring will come…some day [sighs]

Tournesol dans un jardin

Such a lovely spring day to be in a park. An old couple sit on a park bench. The man leans on his cane, watching his life partner talk to the birds. Gnarled fingers toss seeds to the pigeons, then places a plastic bowl filled with seeds under the bench where grateful sparrows wait.

cycling by the park
boy holding tight,
kite on a string

cycling by the park
child hangs on the monkey bar
squeak of swings

boy holding tight,
hand on her swollen belly
teeter-totter moans

kite on a string
dancing on blue canvas
how the wind sings!

© Tournesol ’16-05-15

(100 words)

Written for Heeding Haiku for Chèvrefeuille at MindLoveMiserysMenagerie.

We are asked to write a haibun of 100 words with the theme the circle of life.  I chose to include a troiku making my narrative and haiku a troibun.  To see what a troiku is, check…

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6 thoughts on “sparrows wait (troibun)

    1. Thanks so much, Suzanne. It was when someone commented on this today that I had a chance to reread it. This is definitely one I would add in a publication [heck, even I liked it!] 🙂 We just had a snow storm of 35 to 75 cm in various parts of Southern Quebec…today was the first day I could walk on some sidewalks.

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