RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #203 Home&Free

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“Birds like the koel
Learn early to make free use
Of homes built by crows.”

A Sanskrit Subhashita is a short verse which tells us a fact, a maxim, a truth, or words of wisdom.
काकः कृष्णः पिकः कृष्णः को भेद पिककाकयोः
वसन्तसमये प्राप्ते काकः काकः पिकः पिकः

[Kakah krishna pikah krishna, Ko bheda pika kaka yoho?
Vasanta samaye praptey, Kakah kakah pikah pikaha]

This Subhashita tells us, ‘A crow is black, the koel is black and we cannot tell the difference between them. But, when spring comes and the birds start singing we at once know which is a crow and which is a koel.

Asian koel – Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian_koel
The Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus) is a member of the cuckoo order of birds, the Cuculiformes. It is found in the Indian Subcontinent, China, and Southeast Asia.

koel

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( photos from the internet )

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