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My first example of Bussokusekika.  All you Japanese poetry experts

out there, have I got it right?  I am using the structure 5,7,5,7,7,7.

 

Male Reeves's muntjac at Dumbleton Hall

(Photo by Nilfinian… at Dumbleton Hall.

Wikipedia)

 

Muntjac deer, freeze-framed,

hoping that you are unseen;

your ears are alert.

Every sound I make, you hear.

Your rasping bark at mid-night

lets me know you are still there.

 

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