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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Shouting chapmen... most pigeons scatter.

street sellers
tout their worldly wears
pigeons

11 comments:

Devika said...

I have seen this scene, Magyar :)

wishes,
devika

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

good one :)

Frank Williams said...

Nice one...

Lorraine said...

Oh my gosh, I can only imagine what could happen, I love this...
PS I ADORED your comment on my words and stuff yesterday, so, so beautiful, thank you

nora said...

Ah, the urban landscape. I like how you capture the public space where hawkers and pigeons and the rest of us birds converge. :-)

Bill said...

New York pigeons don't scatter easily.

RBroeker said...

To me the contrast between yesterday's communication (pigeon) and all-time-advertisement (touting street sellers) is great. First I didn't understand "worldly" then I thoughtyou don't want me to see street prophets. Good haiku, _m.

Best wishes
Ralf

Janice Thomson said...

This is great - well put.

Tikkis said...

pigeons --
My brother is an ornithologist, and when I was younger I went with him to seek so many different birds as possible. City-pigeon! I shouted when still in town-area.

It's not counted as a bird, he said.

traveling salesman
trying to hide
his origin

(This is nearly nothing to do with your senryu, I'm afraid.)

Magyar said...

I thank you all!
...and then, there is that slang definition of "pigeon," the poor "believer," taken in by every sales pitch.
_m

Tikkis said...

Interesting! Opened my slang dictionaries and found that, and some more meanings, too.