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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Black Heart


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Preening magpie on my verandah railing in the Dromana Hills, Mornington Peninsula
There is a clear black heart pattern on the magpie's head!
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Guest Heart Thursday #33
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Preening for comfort
Instinctive daily duty
Industrious bird
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Guest Heart Thursday is hosted by Clytie @ Random Hearts

3 comments:

Lyneen said...

Beautiful photo... fluffy heart!
Thanks for stopping by.

Clytie said...

Gemma! It's wonderful! What a beautiful and unique heart! And your haiku, as ALWAYS, is PERFECT.

Happy day to you today!

anjoe playhouse said...

...and the daily duty making a bird heart - talks to peoples heart. Great shot, Gemma!

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  • Autumn is an introspective season when stray thoughts of the mind dive into the mystique of the soul - Gemma Wiseman
  • Autumn is the bridesmaid of Summer and the flowergirl of Winter ~ Gemma Wiseman
  • Autumn whispers the tones of yesterday in a minor key ~ Gemma Wiseman
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  • Summer sizzles with a sibilant hush / Broken by dreams of / Clinking ice ~ Gemma Wiseman
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