“For every minute you remain angry,

you give up sixty seconds

of peace of mind.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson


blinded by temper

ability to laugh gone

better to calm down

*   *   *

“Stay away! This is mine” ~ Angry Grackle guards his claim of suet • Photo and “Temper” haiku by Mary O’Connor

© 2020

2 thoughts on “Temper

  1. These birds do generally have a disagreeable look to them, but their elegant jewel tone feathers seem to make up for it in breeding season! I love the haiku with the post!


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