A Haiku, The Bats

I was working outside last summer, and nightfall was coming. Where I live, there are some large boulders on the side of the hills that pretty much serve as caves. While I was loading my wheelbarrow, I heard a collective sound of chirps, so I stopped to listen. It was a giant swarm of bats taking to the night sky. I always wanted to do something with that experience, so I figured I’d write a haiku about it. Here I go!

Evanescent day
Night shrouds the earth in silence
Bats claim the night sky

Let me know what you think!
Thanks for reading!
Travis

Travis J. McRoy 2021 All Rights Reserved

16 thoughts on “A Haiku, The Bats

    1. Thank you! It really was something else. I had ear buds in too, listening to music, and still heard them. At first, I thought oh wow a flock of birds but as they came past it was easy to tell it was a group of bats. πŸ¦‡

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