Thursday, April 18, 2019

P is for Patience

This is my white peacock Prince.
He'll turn two years old this year.
 I got him as a 1 week old chick
along with three other peachicks.
He was the only one who made it.

I kept hoping for a white male.
It was a dream bird for me.
So when he made it to a year old and started showing
signs of being a male, I was so happy.

That first year he didn't have much of a display.
This year, though, he's got a lot of Y-feathers.
Next year, he'll finally have his first rows of eye feathers;
you know the ones... the ones peacocks are famous for.

Three years waiting for his display to finally be complete.
Three years of keeping him well fed and safe from predators.
Three years of hoping he doesn't get ill or decide to wander away.
I'll let you know if we make it to next year...


Narayana Rao K.V.S.S. said...

Good. Taking care for three years to enjoy the beauty that you had a role in creating. We need to create what we want to enjoy. Knowledge is required. Effort is required. Then only you can enjoy. You can help others to enjoy. Four major aims of life according to Indian philosophy.

A to Z participant Narayana Rao Resource Planning and Resourcing for Effective Operations

Gail Baugniet said...

Such a beautiful specimen. I have only seen one other white peacock. Certainly hope he stays safe.

Jz said...

I had no idea there was even such a thing as a white peacock.
Just lovely!

Happy A-Z'ing

betty said...



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