Diane Hine

Silver Star - 4,143 Points (25 July 1956)

Golden Pheasant - Poem by Diane Hine

How wisely, she is camouflaged, while the cock blazes like an
…X……He is the bright plumed target for hunters to focus
……on………Heroes have been bred by her critical
………eye………….Hens select the showiest
…….......mate……………His resplendent
……………dress………………Her
………………choic e…………...!


Comments about Golden Pheasant by Diane Hine

  • Valsa George (8/22/2012 8:45:00 AM)


    The bright plumed cock becomes the the hunters target while the camouflaged hen escapes unscathed! An interesting poem with a unique structure ! (Report) Reply

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  • (8/14/2012 6:24:00 AM)


    This reminds me of the pheasant plucker song which must be performed with great care to reveal its finery without seeming vulnerable or perverse, often the curse of beauty. (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (8/11/2012 12:22:00 AM)


    Plumes at large, X marks the spot.
    Pheasant thoughts expressed here.
    Very creatively structured poem,
    with a very select message.
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  • Barb Mcavaney (8/10/2012 3:22:00 PM)


    Describing the mating season and selection of a mate by birds. Beautifully penned (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 9, 2012



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