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Call of the Page (Alan & Karen)

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Promenade: haiku beside the sea

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A number of my haiku will be appearing in 3LIGHTS GALLERY.

Update:









beachcombing...
a periwinkle rotates
deeper into itself


Alan Summers

Publications credits: Shamrock, Irish Haiku Society (Spring 2007); 3Lights Gallery - Promenade: haiku beside the seaside (2008) Presentation Curator & Photographer LIAM WILKINSON (April – July 2008); Haiku Friends Vol.3 (Japan, 2009)

perwinkle: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_periwinkle

Castle Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall, England:
The most northerly of all the Falmouth beaches, situated alongside Pendennis point. Rocky sections mean that at low tide it is regarded as an excellent beach for rockpooling:
http://www.falmouth.co.uk/see-and-do/beaches/castle-beach
http://www.watergatebay.co.uk/blog/2013/07/03/our-guide-to-rockpools/



































falling down
onto rush hour traffic
seagull feathers


Alan Summers

Publications credits: haijinx  vol. I issue 2 (Summer 2001); City: Bristol Today in Poems and Pictures  Bristol Docklands - selected haiku (Paralalia 2004); tinywords (2007); 3Lights Gallery - Promenade: haiku beside the seaside (2008) Presentation Curator & Photographer LIAM WILKINSON (April – July 2008)

First Known Use of SEAGULL
1542


sea·gull also sea gull

NOUN:  A gull, especially one found near coastal areas.
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition
http://ahdictionary.com/word/search.html?q=seagull

Pero's Bridge, Harbourside, Bristol U.K. Image by: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Rodw
This work has been released into the public domain by its author, Rodw at the wikipedia project. This applies worldwide. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Perosbridge.JPG


Pero’s Bridge -
the dock’s ice gathers
new year resolutions


Alan Summers

Publication Credits: City: Bristol Today in Poems and Pictures (2004); 3Lights Gallery - Promenade: haiku beside the seaside (2008) Presentation Curator & Photographer LIAM WILKINSON (April – July 2008)

 

City: Bristol Today in Poems and Pictures (2004)
http://www.amazon.com/City-Bristol-Today-Poems-Pictures/dp/0954811704
http://www.amazon.co.uk/City-Bristol-Today-Poems-Pictures/dp/0954811704




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