kirigirisu ~ haiku

chorus from the wings


green big bug singing



serenading camouflaged

it just ain’t cricket


broadcast from bushes

nature’s night club naughtiness

now everyone knows


Mindfills by s.s. for

Frank Tassone’s Haikai Challenge – katydid (kirigirisu)….Thank you for the challenge. Read up on the little loud thing πŸ™‚

#Haikai Challenge #152 (8/16/20): katydid (kirigirisu) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

24 thoughts on “kirigirisu ~ haiku

    1. Apparently they’re found across the globe except the poles.. and yes. Lots in the Amazon. All this I read up just yesterday πŸ˜„ Thanks for writing in. Glad you enjoyed it

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    1. Thank you for taking time to read and write in.
      Apparently they’re nocturnal…and it’s so good to know you live among silver maples…wow
      Note – my academic knowlege on the bug is limited to those syllables πŸ˜„

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      1. I’ve never been afraid of bugs. I was a Tom-boy. And raised two sons πŸ˜‰

        I’ve got silver maples (not the syrup maple tree), various pines, other hardwoods, and some bird berry trees. And my old willow down by the creek πŸ™‚

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      2. 😍 I can imagine your loving your space. I live among lots of mango trees and parakeets and squirrels and a bunch of noisy peacocks …and yeah…that’s grace

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      3. I was visiting St. Augustine in Fl and the private park where the ‘Fountain of Youth’ is located had peacocks – colorful ones and a pair of white ones too!

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  1. Loved it. I remember, at least once, walking in the veld, at dusk. Heard a cacophony and traced it to a katydid which fell silent as I drew near. His/her need was so great it started up again never mind the intruder on its private business! Did laugh. I live in South Africa, so yes, they’re pretty global.

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    1. Imagine it’s not even their voice and it could be just the one making such a racket.
      I’ve walked in the mountains and forests and cold desert…but Walking in the veld…that sounds divine 😊 putting that on my to do list. Thanks for reading and writing in

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