Animal

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I.
first the owl
then the snow
touched by moonlight

II.
snowflakes dust
the starling’s
black wing

III.
perched on
winter branches
bird leaves

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Image: Hiroshige, Fukagawa Susaki and Jūmantsubo (from One Hundred Famous Views of Edo), Wikipedia Commons

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2015

Part of the 2015 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge (Poetic Asides via Writer’s Digest) for the November 11 Prompt: animal