Flitted and Flaked | Haiku

Good morning readers. Haiku today as follows…

Flitted

Flitted

Tractor-trod ridges

‘Round crow-flitted wheat stubble

And sun-bleached scarecrows.

 

Flaked

Flaked

Desultory lick

Along frail, white-flaked hawthorn.

Shivers blue, then out.

 

Thanks for reading, folks. Photo credits are ‘Wheat Fields’ by van Gogh and PxHere.



Matthew Richardson is a writer of short stories. His work has featured in Gold Dust magazine, Literally Stories, Near to the Knuckle, McStorytellers, Penny Shorts, Soft Cartel, Whatever Keeps the Lights On, and Shooter magazine. He is an absentee member of the Glasgow Writers Group, a PhD student at the University of Dundee, a lucky husband, and a proud father.

Not necessarily in that order.

 

 

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