February is NaHaiWriMo: National Haiku Writing Month
. I've been posting a daily haiku on Twitter and Facebook. These are my tweets from the first week.
My February 5 haiku takes its cue from "Bird life badly hit by nuclear fallout in Japan"
(David McNeill, Irish Times
, Feb. 3). Its line "a cuckoo cries" is taken from Basho's haiku 1a, here
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