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    talon-ted osprey
    grabbing fish from the river
    for fledglings dinner
    *
    squawking seagull cries
    loves to steal other bird's fish
    complains all the time
    *
    oyster catcher's beak
    so bright like a popsicle
    orange, red, pink mix
    *
    tuxedoed skimmer
    glides across surface water
    along sandy shore
    *
    bjf (c)

    Haiku honoring Cranes, sacred to Japan, which includes Okinawa

    rain lightly falling
    cranes under pine are busy
    preening their feathers

    spring time in Japan
    cranes welcome the warm weather
    standing in the sun

    early morning fog
    crane sits alone on the rock
    sleepy hazy day

    cranes flying over
    wide sweeping misty marshland
    will they land to rest

    crane waits at brookside
    over tiny rocks, waters
    are gently trickling

    bjf (c)
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