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All of us who are on lists or forums with Jerry know his free, expressive watercolor painting style that realizes its subject in a perfect haiku moment. This summer he's been amazing and delighting us with a series of bird haiga, each depicted with an individual personality. So alive are these birds, it's not surprising that the haiku often speak to them. We hope you'll enjoy this selection of Jerry's "little birds" as much as we did.

Jerry has been writing poetry for more than forty years and has been practicing haiku and traditional haiga since his retirement in 2002. He has served as the haiga editor of Simply Haiku. More work may be seen on his blog, Watercolor, Pen, Photography and More (