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carrion bird
by john k zimmerman

Thursday, April 01, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I saw my first while driving the trans-canada west of Ottawa in about 1990. Saw more this fall along the Niagara Escartment during their migration south...

unfeathered head
soaring on dihedral wings
turkey vulture

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Reviewed by Fr. Kurt Messick 6/1/2004
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/2/2004
Excellent..haiku John!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Daniel McTaggart 4/1/2004
See them all the time here in West Virginia. Especially at Cooper's Rock. But these turkey vultures have feathers on their heads. They're everywhere up there. Watching them circle for prey can be a beautiful thing.
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson 4/1/2004
masterful work
raises possibility
makes connection
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 4/1/2004
Oh man they are ugly beasts too, well suited to their jobs...they are all over NJ it seems. You do these haiku so well John, I hesitate to to do them, as I don't ever seem to get it right...I know how, then again I don't...:) Peace thru Haiku, Ed & Rufuz
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