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Pavo Cristatus

Wearer of God’s eyes. The fascination that peacocks can fly … and that the cycle, the rhythm of nature is so very clearly visible with these beautiful animals.

Pavo Cristatus

Kale bomen, gouden zon
Witte deken is nabij
Gooi je sleep af en wacht
Klokjes zullen luiden
euforische kreten klinken
De gong reikt ver
Ze zullen schitteren
je zal pronken

©Maartje Roos

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