Peacock butterfly caterpillar




deception masks a higher

imperative to

survive juvenility

into metamorphosis.


by Scooj

  • Below – the peacock butterfly that inspired my first haiku. This Tanka is about the peacock butterfly caterpillar.
Peacock Butterfly, Haiku 1
Peacock Butterfly, Haiku 1

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I am Stephen. I live in Bristol, UK. I decided to shorten my this: Wildlife, haiku, travel, streetart, psychogeography and my family. Not necessarily in that order.

11 thoughts on “Peacock”

    1. Wow, thank you. I feel more fulfilled by a good nature poem, but longer poems take me so much longer to get right. I might be getting a little complacent with my haiku.

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