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Thursday, 31 January 2013

31. A joy of magpies (haiku)



A joy of magpies
cackle their chatty gossip
fishwives in the tree.

Q.  Why ‘joy’ when that’s not the collective word for magpies en bloc ? 
A. From the rhyme : ‘one for sorrow, two for joy……..’   (wikipedia)

1 comment:

Dana Norberg said...

I love this! Thank you for sharing!