#Flashlore 15

According to superstition, hearing the first cuckoo of Spring is good luck.

The direction from which you hear its call is significant. Some say that, from the right, it means prosperity. It’ll be even better if you turn a coin in your pocket!

Painting of cuckoo on a branch.

Image: Booth, Raymond C. (1929-2015). Cuckoo. Available HERE.

Suggested Listening: Delius, Frederick (1912). On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring. Listen HERE.

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