Standard Posted by Brenda Davis Harsham Posted on April 11, 2014 Posted under Photography, Poetry Comments 41 Comments Canada Goose Haiku Canada goose glides, scattering magic thoughts soaring into spring Copyright 2014 Brenda Davis Harsham Ways to Share this:EmailPrintMoreTwitterTumblrPinterestPocketFacebookGoogleLinkedInRedditLike this:Like Loading... Related goosehaikupoemPoetry Post navigation ← Full Bloom Tanka Dwarf Irises → 41 thoughts on “Canada Goose Haiku” Pingback: Do YOU Have The Sense Of A Goose? – The Militant Negro™ Pingback: Do YOU have the Sense of a Goose? | ADD . . . and-so-much-more Thanks for noticing Punday and Chilly Clematis. This one of yours caught my eye (being Canadian had almost nothing to do with it). LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I love when the geese return in spring. Alway happy to meet another haiku lover, of any nationality. 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I especially love this line: ” scattering magic thoughts” 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thanks, the first sight of the geese in the spring is always so cheering and sweet, I quite forget what I was thinking. And then in the fall, the arrows flying south is bittersweet, but exciting. The usually leave right before the first snowflakes fall. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Wow! Thanks for sharing this. I live in the city and don’t see this. I understand even more the excitement of seeing them when they return. 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I just looked at your site and could not figure out which city. If you don’t mind saying so, which city is home? LikeLike Reply Hi Brenda: I live in New York City. 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Ah, yes! I love NYC but nature is hard to find! LikeLiked by 1 person Yes. Nature is harder to find in the city, but it’s there. 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person People have amazing gardens in tiny spaces. And central park, of course. 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person ’tis up! (I was afraid I’d ADD-out after I told you I would add it.) xx, mgh LikeLike Reply It’s a wonderful post, and I’m very pleased to be added to it. Cheers, Brenda LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Pingback: The Goose Story | ADD . . . and-so-much-more Hey Brenda — Thanks for taking the time to pop over to ADDandSoMuchMore to read “Top Ten LOUSY Product Designs . . .” (and especially for “liking” it to let me know you’d been there). I came here after Googling you — since the photo-let among the “likes” like jumps to Gravitar — with no live link to your blog. You must add one! Thankfully, I found you easily, right at the top of the list for “friendlyfairytales.” Given how I found you, I was expecting to find a fairy tale once I landed. I was delighted by what I found instead. Ever since I tripped across The Goose Story by Dr. Harry Clarke Noyes, many years ago now, it has been my North Star — so I was thrilled to see the picture and to read the haiku. Always far too wordy for the form, I have written only one (an assignment). It’s not bad, but I’ve never been called to do it again — and especially not after reading the dueling haiku here! The Goose Story is on my blog, if you’re not familiar with it. It is introduced by “About Values and The Goose Story,” which details why it is special to me. The link to the verse is at the bottom of that post. After more than 25 years, it still inspires me to read it. It’s almost dawn and I simply MUST put myself to bed, but I plan to add a link to this post at the bottom of that one as soon as I cross a couple of things off my list otherwise. I’ll ping you when it goes live — or leave a comment, if you don’t have pings enabled. xx, mgh (Madelyn Griffith-Haynie – ADDandSoMuchMore dot com) – ADD Coach Training Field founder; ADD Coaching co-founder – “It takes a village to educate a world!” LikeLike Reply Thanks I will try to come and look after various soccer games. I’m being the classic soccer mom this morning. LOL LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Believe it or not, I’m being the “up all night again go to bed when daylight hits” person this morning. It’s slightly after 9AM EST – and I’m finally off to bed. So I’ll be back later in the late afternoon to see if your team won 🙂 and whether you liked the Goose Story. xx, mgh LikeLike Reply I love this! as my momma goose decided to build her nest outside my cottage door, she has been setting on it for 6 days now.. I think magick is being woven under her… Wonderful Brenda…! Take care…You Matter…Have a Hreat weekend )0( maryrose LikeLiked by 1 person Reply You have a great weekend, too, LadyBlue! I hope your momma goose brings lots of magic your way. 🙂 LikeLike Reply Reblogged this on Forget the Viagra, Pass Me a Carrot and commented: Recently a 10 year old I was talking to asked what poetry was…. it would be very sad if this ancient form of story telling was lost – Friendly Fairy Tales helps keep it alive and also brings nature to life. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I agree, the loss of poetry would be too sad for words. What a lovely thing to say about my blog keeping it alive and bringing nature to life!! Thank you! Warmly, Brenda LikeLiked by 1 person Reply My pleasure. best wishes Sally LikeLike Reply Beautiful. I love the Canada geese. We have them here. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply They have such stylish markings. 🙂 LikeLike Reply Yes, and I love watch them process along the river or lake. LikeLike Reply Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented: A FINE POND YOU’VE GOTTEN ME INTO THIS TIME!!!! 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply ORT-ORT-ORT-ORT!!!!! (Has the seal become a goose? The world may never know!) LikeLiked by 1 person Reply It has my seal of approval. LOL LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I love to hear them honk honk when they leave in the Fall too., flying in a perfect V. When I lived in Toronto I liked them less…there are soooo many. Hey hold up traffic sometimes…literally crossing the street in the West part where I lived near Humber Park. But since I have come back to Quebec I like them again…hehe. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes, the big flocks can make a mess of the green areas, but I love them as heralds of spring. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply It’s funny, I notice them more in the Fall but I am closer to the city now so I miss this. LikeLike Reply I love these! I have a lot of them that visit my little pond and I love to hear and watch them come in for a landing! 🙂 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I love when they arrive, because then winter is surely over. 🙂 Honk! Honk! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes and they Honk really loud! honk LikeLike Reply Reblogged this on Lavender Turquois. LikeLike Reply Lovely!!! Cher xo LikeLike Reply Thanks, Seaangel!! LikeLike Reply nice one Canada goose glide over the water amazing slide LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thanks for adding to the fun! wings folded/ head diving deep/ tail feathers high 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply good one again LikeLike Reply Comments welcome! Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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