Dreaming in Character

G.L. Jackson


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The peacock hasn’t gone anywhere. Just the opposite, he seems to be more content than ever.

On general principle and with apologies to Yann Martel, we named him Richard Parker. We should know better than to name a stray anything, much less a peacock. Once they’re named, they become ours on so many levels.

Fly, little peacock, fly away home. I can’t take you with me when I move.


Author: G.L. Jackson

Writer, reader, amateur photographer. Mostly, I just like pretending to be a different person each day of the week.

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