Cardinal in December Haiku

Image of a red cardinal sitting on a branch against a gray background

a flash of red wings
sudden against the gray sky
buoys my winter heart

Photo Credit: Nick Harris via Flickr, CC2.0

Author: Frances Donovan

I like poetry, long walks on the beach, and net neutrality. Tending the Garden of Words ( since 1998.

4 thoughts on “Cardinal in December Haiku”

  1. Really nice. I love cardinals also, and they have special meaning for me (state bird of Ohio).

    Hope you’re doing well…Janet

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