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Morning Haiku

by Maureen Glaude

wake up call
at the lake—
a loon’s tremolo


Posted on 08/20/2005
Copyright © 2021 Maureen Glaude

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Chris Sorrenti on 08/20/05 at 08:25 PM

Very very good! The loon's call described as tremelo..quite unique, innovative, and so true, recalling that haunting sound.

Posted by Jeanne Marie Hoffman on 08/21/05 at 12:18 AM

I agree completely with the use of tremolo. So much, in so little :)

Posted by Paganini Jones on 09/02/05 at 12:08 PM

Mmm - to come to life I need to substitute a bird whose call I know. (I've got no idea WHAT a loon is but assume its a bird!)But then it does, - this is a great little 'ku

Posted by Paganini Jones on 09/02/05 at 12:15 PM

Ah - it is a bird much as I imagined (though I went for a coot in my imagination) If you want to hear its call go to this sound file

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