drama in spring skies—
biblical rays from heaven,
piercing skylark calls
This February afternoon scene behind my house is embellished by skylark calls in response to Frank J Tassone’s recent Haikai Challenge. Skylarks are native to Europe and Asia and are well-known inhabitants of the English language. In North America we have horned larks living in dirt fields, shorelines and tundra.
This YouTube video features skylark sounds: