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Willows Trees and Peacocks

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Below is the poem entitled Willows Trees and Peacocks which was written by poet Connie Gildersleeve. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Willows Trees and Peacocks

pendant green leaves weep
branches bend toward the ground-
peacocks prance and preen

peahens understand
bright blue-feathers fan out-
winds whisper secrets

grey frog croaks loudly 
willow canopy is home-
cottage red door opens


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  1. Date: 7/6/2013 6:10:00 PM

    nice haiku Connie...best wishes

    Gildersleeve Avatar Connie Gildersleeve Date: 7/7/2013 7:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Joseph thank your for your visit and comment. Much appreciated. Warm Smiles, Connie
  1. Date: 3/24/2013 8:35:00 AM

    I love willows and peacocks, so I had to read this one, you capture them so well. very lovely Connie.

    Gildersleeve Avatar Connie Gildersleeve Date: 3/24/2013 8:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Sheri thank you for your lovely comment. I haven't written many Haiku poems and I believe I starting to understand its form. Warm Smiles, Connie
  1. Date: 2/26/2013 6:42:00 AM

    this is just silky...I really enjoyed reading it

    Gildersleeve Avatar Connie Gildersleeve Date: 2/26/2013 1:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Caleb for your wonderful comment. Much appreciated. Warm Smiles, Connie
  1. Date: 2/22/2013 6:39:00 PM

    I remember really liking this one from before. Nice seeing it again here. congrats on the winners list.

    Gildersleeve Avatar Connie Gildersleeve Date: 2/23/2013 12:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Andrea for your lovely comment. Much appreciated, Connie
  1. Date: 2/22/2013 1:38:00 AM

    Hi congratulations Connie, great haiku, and well deserving of a winning spot...I am hoping for more time next week for more reading and commenting xx

    Gildersleeve Avatar Connie Gildersleeve Date: 2/22/2013 6:49:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Mandy for stopping by and for the congrats. Sometimes it's hard to congrats all the winers, especially if the judged contests come in all at once. Take care. Warm Smiles, Connie
  1. Date: 2/21/2013 7:07:00 PM

    I am so impressed Conne, well done ...Seren

    Gildersleeve Avatar Connie Gildersleeve Date: 2/22/2013 6:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Seren for your lovely comment. connie
  1. Date: 2/21/2013 6:13:00 PM

    Connie,Congratulations with your own favorite haiku. have yourself a nice one~ LINDA

    Gildersleeve Avatar Connie Gildersleeve Date: 2/22/2013 6:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Linda for your lovely comment. Much appreciated. Warm Smiles, Connie
  1. Date: 2/20/2013 12:21:00 PM

    I love the haiku ;} have a great day Connie ;}

    Gildersleeve Avatar Connie Gildersleeve Date: 2/20/2013 1:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Debbie. Your commend is much appreciated. I love writing this style but never to sure if the for is correct. Thanks for stopping by. Warm Smiles, Connie
  1. Date: 2/17/2013 8:38:00 PM

    Yes, this is an excellent write my friend, I truly loved reading this fantastic poem this evening! You have painted a masterful write with this harmonious Haiku! What a stupendous piece, Great Work!!

    Gildersleeve Avatar Connie Gildersleeve Date: 2/18/2013 7:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Russell for you delightful comment. Much appreciated my friend. Warm Smiles Always, Connie
  1. Date: 2/17/2013 4:25:00 PM

    ooh, what a great line: becoming feral. It sounds like your hair is so alive!! Clever haiku, Connie.

    Gildersleeve Avatar Connie Gildersleeve Date: 2/18/2013 7:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Andrea thanks you for you delightful comment. Much appreciated. I'm a wild child, hair long with hair long and feral, lol. Warm Smiles, Connie