Sandgate Ginko: Lee-Anne Davie


                                                           a lone ibis fossicks
                                                           in the mangroves


                                                           low tide sand flats
                                                           gulls and kites
                                                           share the breeze


                                                           bare feet
                                                           cool in shallow water
                                                           the last of autumn


                                                           the curl
                                                           of the blue iron roof
                                                           waves roll to the shore


                                                           late autumn breeze
                                                           too few
                                                           waffle cones


                                                                           photograph by Cindy Keong



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8 responses to “Sandgate Ginko: Lee-Anne Davie

  1. Great Lee-Anne – your ibis made me laugh an evil laugh. It sounds like you’re all having a great time ku writing. Cheers for posting them Graham – loving it.

  2. I had to laugh at the Ibis too 🙂

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  4. i felt sorry for the lonely, out of luck ibis.

    and i like the parallel you drew between the corrugated iron and the little waves in the bay.

  5. These were just gorgeous…thanks!

  6. Cindy

    Beautiful images Leanne, I too love the ibis haiku even though I am not a fan of the ibis itself!

  7. Vuong

    Really liking the comparison of the roofs and waves. Nice job Lee-Anne!

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