A Crystallised Moment

Snowy bamboo groves

frozen in time—cry, O’

woodpecker’s lament

As the seasons wax and wane, so too does the fauna & flora. What appears as a beautiful landscape, can also spell trouble for its inhabitants. The metronomic tapping of the woodpecker disappears as the scene is captured in time. Its lamenta deathly silence.

A bonus haiga version of this haiku is featured below:

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Grew up in the Essex countryside and currently resides in London. Passing through his 30s far too quickly. Likes: writing, design, the arts, and copious amounts of coffee. He is working on his first novel.

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