Playful Shadows – a Triple Haiku

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Morning light pierces

tattered edges of night ’til

darkness slips away

 

Birds begin to sing!

What once was stillness is gone

as dawn runs through trees

 

Within the old house

no one knows that shadows play

outside the window

 

A Haiku (for my poetry-challenged friends) is typically three lines of un-rhymed verse with five syllables on the first line, then seven, then five. Since I continued this Haiku from a single, to a double, then a triple; it is my response to today’s one-word prompt: Continue.

It is also an entry in Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Shadows

Photo taken at Rivercene Mansion Bed & Breakfast in New Franklin, Missouri