Courtyard Wall

Peacock Tail, Long View (1 of 4)

Image by Tony the Misfit via Flickr

Peacock’s tail lightly

brushes the tall courtyard wall–

disturbing ants’ march.

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  1. gorgeous poem, just loved it gayle, the picture is splendid too.

    Happy deepawali! May light, happiness and wealth shower down on your world and stay.

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  2. I can just see that as I remember going to the Cape May County Court House Zoo in New Jersey this year and seen a peacock with a ruffled tail scraping the ground…and a couple of chickens near the male peacock….enjoy as I went on another excursion and pics are on facebook for Now….I went up around Saratoga County on a hike today…instead of a climb as the weather was drizzle but when I arrived the spiget was turned off again…why?…subjective reality(+)
    soulbro* 🙂 xo–{–@

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    • I’m glad this brought back a fond memory for you. It brings back memories for me too–of that peacock that was “courting” me!

      We need to have another chat soon. 🙂 xoxo

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  3. I am enamoured of your Haiku. You provide a standard. This one is as dignified as the bird.

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  4. Peacock holds a pose
    Her glamor drapes grace unseen
    Organized union

    *

    Aunt Gayle,
    The contrast here was delightful.
    Way to fool with the opposition!

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  5. What a lovely haiku, UT! Perfectly described my haiku. I would like to explore more of that opposition technique–I have seen it done expertly. Thanks for your visit today. xoxo

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  6. When I had shifted to Gurgaon from Delhi- the only “good” thing was PEACOCKs in the block.. Why I say “only” good thing is lot of balancing my Karmas had happened at that stage- Oh I am yet to write about that phase- I would maybe by the end of this month or maybe beginning of next!!

    Love and Regards- Wonderful weekend My Dearest one- xoxox

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  7. I have lived with peacocks roaming my neighborhood too. When you have the time, you could read my blog about being “courted” by a peacock. Look under the category “Ashram” and you will find it. It’s not very long but it is funny!

    I will look forward to reading your experience too. Have a nice, relaxing weekend.

    Gayle xoxo

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