"Be obscure clearly." ~E.B. White
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nice...was just commenting at another place in the last day about out bush out back that attracts hummingbirds....they are so cool to go sit and watch...amazing...and they have such personality too...nice verse...
Great. Lovely imagery.
You've captured , perfectly, this little bird's astonishing abilities!
Love the first line here!
Good one :)
What a unique thought. I really like the comparison. Beautiful picture as well.
Patti,Classic dance, classic comparison, classy haiku.Your imagery in words is uplifting (not to mention literate!)
The lines are so lovely and joy.
So like Nureyev, hummingbirds have always amazed me. I loved this haiku and the way your words joined to create a beautiful image in my mind. Nureyev. Hummingbird. Yes. They go together perfectly.
A ballet dancer! Patti, your haiku has fascinated me, wow...:)
Love the analogy with ballet.
I can't tell you how much I love this, Patti. Leaves me feeling elated!
Gorgeous! I love the pirouette and nature's tour de force.
Brillinat, Nureyev with wings ~ is wonderful. I met hime once when I was a teenager ~ Nureyev that is. I was awestruck!
A real force of nature !!!
That is great! Love the ballet analogy!
What a dancer s/he is!Hummingbird Heaven
I love the idea of it being a ballet dancer. Now why didn't I think of that? :)
Oh this is one lovellllly haiku!
This is really lovely!
Oh! The hummingbird as a ballet dancer--love it...
Imagining hummingbirds as ballet dancers is a wonderful analogy.
Wow, I love this haiku, and the picture, amazing!!
That is such an apt description of the hummingbird! Love it!
Amen! And what a great photo ...
Thoughts? I would love to hear from you.