___ I remember those of wood, now I think their made of metal; spring evenings outside were the times to get the picker-rakes ready for the summer harvests. Nifty! _mblueberry rakereplace the broken tinesharvest thoughts
I remember the wooden rakes! Does that age us? Neat haiku!
That is one amazing scene Sandy.😊Not many flies here on Vancouver Island . I don't miss them but Mr. Cheddar does.😽
Yes, I guess he would miss them. Are you living in the city?
Beautiful Haiku and the image is gorgeous Sandy!!!
After living in a place where we rarely saw sunset set color, I am still amazed to see it so often from the deck of our new house. I could live without the flies, though.
lovely as can beexcept for the black fliesare they the sort that bite?
Thanks, yes blackflies bite! They also swarm in great clouds, so a person is often seen doing whatever they are doing with one hand, and batting at the flies with the other.
Sounds similar to mosquitoes which I also have in the cabin, ugh. I have to sleep under a mosquito canopy. I have never experienced black flies here, but I did one place I live in Calif. We had 3 types of biting flies. Basically I had no company in summer.
I didn't realize they were in the West. This is the first summer we have noticed them in town.
I envy those who can see the sunsets from their deck! Lucky you. I don't think i've ever lived anywhere that i don't have to drive somewhere out in the open to see a sunset. I'm in the mountains and when i drive to Rim Highway i can see them but in my yard the trees are too dense. Love the image and your haiku.
lovely sunset! Here it would be midges rather than blackflies.
OH, we have them here as well.
I had to laugh a little this poem...spending more time outdoors now that I'm retired and don't have to spend so many hours on the computer with on-line classes...I'd forgotten about the "joys" of black flies!
They have eased off here a bit. Black flies are one of the few things I don't care for in Maine!