Friday Haiku: Sunrise

Sunrise starts the day
Yogi greets it with a howl
Then romps down the beach

“Sunrise, or rather Eclipse-rise! This past Sunday 11/3 at Mud Creek Dog Beach. Great South Bay, East Patchogue, NY. A harmonic convergence of the Sun, the Moon and Bernese Mountain Dog, Yogi!” -Photo by Randall D.


  1. evocative art
    I can hear his soulful howl
    comforting warm beach

  2. 260Oakley says:

    Today I had a
    Total eclipse of the bark
    Tomorrow I howl

  3. Thanks for the earworm! (not)

  4. :D WIN

  5. Where is my beach ball?
    I mourn the loss of my toy.
    Beach ball, I miss youoooooooo

  6. The moon takes a bite
    whilst Yogi howls at the sight
    The world awakens

  7. Excellent!

  8. Yogi is the cutest bermese mountain dog, with a heart of gold.

  9. This is the flip side
    Of Twilight Barking: Woof! Woof!
    Sharing news with friends.

  10. Call me a stickler,
    But I count eight syllables
    In the second line.

  11. Stickler

  12. Mary (the first) says:

    Odd. I count only
    Seven in Brinke’s haiku
    (I hope “Brinke’s”‘s two)

  13. It changed. There had been an adjective before “howl.”

  14. Then your post was constructive criticism. Posting at a moving target is tricky; you can look wrong after.

  15. I get seven also, unless we think “howl” has two syllables. Actually, a howl has as many syllables as you have breath to make (“Oooo-oooo-oooo-oooo”) but I’m pretty sure the word howl has one.

  16. By the way, brilliant, spectacular shot. Great photography. Waiting for the right moment was a lot of it, but not all of it. Also great camera work.

  17. “O, Canis Major,
    Takes a chomp out of the Sun!
    Now where’s my breakfast?”


  18. Mary (the first) says:

    Oh, Baroo! Baroo!!
    Baroo! Baroo! Oh, Baroo!!
    And again, Barooooo!

  19. Ain’t no moon shine
    When she goes eclipse.
    Only darkness every day.

  20. Namaste, Yogi.

  21. Omg!!! The coolest Bernease you will ever meet!!!

  22. Am I the only one who noticed the url?

    Happy 15th wedding anniversary!


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