Welcome to my 'small stone' blog. I hope you find something here that will touch your heart. The poems here will all be very short, some will be a Haiku style, and were prompted by the 'a river of stones' project: http://ariverofstones.blogspot.com/2011/01/what-is-small-stone.html Please sign my guest book, your comments will be much appreciated.
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)