The Lighter Side of JzB

Here you will find photos, poetry, and possibly some light-hearted foolishness. For the Heavier Side
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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.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Carpe Diem #126 -- Hope

Who is in your dreams
When your heart takes you to bed
Could I be the one

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First robin's cold song
Daffodils rise from the mud
Now Spring is coming

~  :  ~

Cherish a desire
Anticipate fulfillment
You must practice well

~  :  ~

Goose soars overhead
Moose meets a fine looking cow
Hope springs eternal

~  :  ~

Weaver spins her web
A new home for all her nits
Now she sits and waits

[I think I am in error here
I thought spider eggs/young
were called "nits" but can't 
find anything that verifies it]

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Carpe Diem #126


  1. spring perfumes the air
    moose has romance on his mind
    goose seeks a gander : ) P

  2. Well -- take a gander at THAT!


  3. There is a little love hiding in your hope, I'd like to point out.

  4. Ah, but love is all about hope.

  5. You are so witty ~ glad moose met a cow now that goose is soaring away ~
    Wonderful set of haiku !

  6. very lovely, the image that 2nd haiku brings..

  7. Oh I think I am hoping, no longing, to hear the first robin's cold song!!

  8. Chuckles for the wit in all! Like the last stanza! It offers hope after spinning the web. They have an uncanny talent to have the web at a strategic place. Somehow they can see the big picture. Nicely JzB!


  9. I picture your spider knitting for her nits....

  10. Don't know if this has happened to others, but I had a bit of issue posting comment - repeated clicks on 'publish' required....

  11. Really? Are baby spiders called nits? I learned something new through your wit!

    Hope Street

  12. Love how these haiku begin with a personal thought and then become profiles of Nature's creatures! Lovely!

  13. lots of Spring anticipation in the air...


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