The Lighter Side of JzB

Here you will find photos, poetry, and possibly some light-hearted foolishness. For the Heavier Side
of JzB
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Every day visits*
From Moose, Goose, and Orb Weaver
All seized by Haiku


"Why moose and goose?" you may ask. Back on 2/04/13 Pirate wrote a haiku with an elk in it, and I responded with
one with a moose and then included him every day. A few days later in comments Mystic asked "Where's the goose?"
So I started including her with this post on 2/07. A week later on the 14th, Mark Readfern
asked for and received a spider. The rest is history.

*Well, most days, anyway. Grant me a bit of poetic license.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Carpe Diem # 118 - Stork

It seems that only a few places in North America are home to storks.  But we still have the legend of storks bringing babies.  I suppose that traveled over from Europe with our ancestors.  Or maybe the stork brought it.






What the stork brings
Can be a blessing from God
Or a rude surprise

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When the stork brought me
It was icy December
Dropped me on my head

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When the stork plays games
And parents are so flustered
The cuckoo gets blamed

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Stork in the arctic
Delivers a parrot egg
A Tern for the worse

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Goose flies with the stork
Moose broods beneath his antlers
What will come of this

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13 comments:

  1. Dropped me on my head - haha
    lovin' the humor in your set of haiku ^^

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  2. A Tern for the worse...love that :)

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  3. I'm especially chuckling over the tern for the worse!

    Stork

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  4. I know I commented before and it is not showing up ~ Well here it is again ~ Your set of haiku are delightful ~ always brings a smile ~

    Carol of: (A Creative Harbor) ^_^

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  5. Thanks, all.

    Carol - I checked my spam filter and there's nothing there.

    Cheers!
    JzB

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  6. Hilarious, JzB! And you gave us so many witty offerings at one go!. Thanks for sharing!

    Hank

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  7. you show such a mastery of both the art of haiku and art of comedic verse....and love that photo!

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  8. The spark of humour is always there, JzB! And crafted in your usual masterful way :)

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  9. Laughing is great. And dropped on the head, and the moose is always great.

    goose think like stork
    carrying the calf of moose
    heavy burden

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  10. Beautifully crafted sereies of haiku on 'stork'. Thank you for sharing JzB

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  11. That photo and your haiku had me smiling. Great post! :-)

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