Whooshing of wings flap
In the early morning air
Constant quacking breaks silence
Too numerous to count
Snowbirds have returned with a splash
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Grace is hosting D'Verse Poets tonight and has prompted us with form
I am not familiar with.
The Wayra (Quechua - wind) is a popular verse form of Peru and Bolivia. It appears it originated in an indigenous Quechua language but has found its way into Spanish literature. It is a short syllabic verse form.
The elements of the Wayra are:
1.a pentastich, a poem in 5 lines.
Plus we are to incorporate onomatopoeia!