Three hawks




On the way back
from the grocer’s
this morning

I heard a hawk’s
piercing cry.

Looking up
I saw three of them
soaring in circles.

six crows
noisily objected.


About gwpj

Originally from Seattle, I now live in Sapporo, Japan, where I write, explore this city, read widely, and ask questions about things that i see as important. I'm also an author, with three novels published ("The Old Man and The Monkey", "Grandfather and The Raven", and "Bear: a story about a boy and his unusual dog"). For more information about my writing, drop by my website, at
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