Earlier this week I came across this video of a peacock rattling his feathers.
Completely by coincidence, I had this book on my desk:
Valerie Worth was a master at zeroing in on the essence of an animal or object, then describing it in the most original, yet obvious way. Here is her take on one of nature’s most extravagant birds.
All to see,
To learn more about Valerie Worth, visit these links:
- Rene LaTullipe’s “Spotlight On NCTE Poets: Valerie Worth, with Lee Bennett Hopkins”
- Sylvia Vardell’s “Literary Legend: Valerie Worth”
- Irene Latham’s post highlighting more of Worth’s bird poems
After you’ve enjoyed Sylvia’s post about Valerie Worth, be sure to head over here to the Poetry Friday Roundup.