Peter Rabbit: haibun

Illustration of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter (public domain)

Beatrix Potter purists may not approve of 2018’s computer-animated Peter Rabbit film. I enjoyed it.

in winter cold

we gather around

the glowing TV

Human actors (starring Bea and Mr McGregor) interact with animated wildlife, propelled by an upbeat soundtrack, sprinkles of humour and wholesome sentiments.

Peter Rabbit talks

with no taradiddles*

he can admit fault

:

*word used in the film during a Scrabble game (not to be confused with paradiddle)

©️2018 Ontheland

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