Mourning dove, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery, Yuma, Arizona

Deepening autumn—
the grey dove’s bittersweet song
settles on a stone.

Haiku © 2017 and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on November 28, 2017, in 5-7-5, Arizona, haiku, Midweek Motif, Poets United, Sky Watch Friday, Yuma, Yuma Pioneer Cemetery and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 14 Comments.

  1. But the sweetness of the song is beautiful nonetheless!

  2. Lisa at Greenbow

    Eurasian Collared Doves are taking over the world of doves. I wonder if they are as tasty as Mourning Doves.

  3. lovely haiku. have a nice Wednesday

    much love…

  4. Love this!!💞

  5. I love doves and your usage of one in your poem is fitting for bittersweetness!

  6. Ha, I just posted my poem about doves. I love yours.

  7. Beverly Crawford

    What lovely words to accompany the beautiful photo!

  8. I wonder whether pigeons and doves pathetic coos are in fact them saying sorry or making a mess?

  9. The thought of a song settling on a stone made me smile.I love it.

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