3rd Day of Christmas Haiku: Three French Hens
Three salmon shade hens
Dance. Feathered feet, ten toes each.
A bright green worm stretched.
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Today Christianity celebrates St John the Apostle.
In a previous version of “The 12 Days of Christmas” the three french hens were fat hens or turtle doves; also, french might mean foreign.
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