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.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Carpe Diem #162, Gemini (Zodiac 3)



~ 1 ~
 
great for a fling
always ready for adventure
unfaithful lover


~ 2 ~

mercurial one
ardent in your love today
tomorrow who knows


~ 3 ~

o gemini
why are there two of you
in one body


~ 4 ~

second game
can the tigers take two straight
from the twins*


~ 5 ~



 jamie and cersei
love kept in the family
which one is evil


~ 6 ~

moose and goose
do not look at all alike
but have twin spirits


~ 7 ~

orb weaver meets
her equally hungry twin
which one survives

~~~  II ~~~

* as it turns out -- no, alas 

 ~~~  II ~~~

bonus:
As an afterthought it occurred to me that my mother is a twin,
but she and her sister are taurus not gemini.
They are the last remaining of nine siblings.

mom and her sister
non-identical twins
i got the good one


~~~  II ~~~

Carpe Diem #162

13 comments:

  1. Love your addition about Mom and bond between moose and goose. Probably the men will have more connection to your twin envy. haha ;-O

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  2. And how does your aunt feel about your observation? :)

    Cactus Blossom Twins

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  3. Mystic -

    Fortunately, my not-quite-91-year-old aunt does not read this blog. As I think it through, it's probably also fortunate that her slightly younger twin sister does not either.

    Cheers!
    JzB

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  4. I have to admit I found this prompt to be extremely challenging.

    Cheers!
    JzB

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  5. Wow what a great set jb you slayed it today!

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  6. I do like Gemini even with the qualities you mentioned above... Love your haiku. ;-)
    Eliz

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  7. Very nice series JzB, I love the one about your mom. Thank you for sharing these with Carpe Diem.

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  8. Wow, you're on form today...a prompt close to your heart?

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  9. thanks for the explanation of moose, goose & spider - and mom! :)

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  10. There's a good twin in every bunch
    nice combo for Gemini
    tho I must say we can be very faithful with the right lover...

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  11. '2 of you in one body' - absolutely! and I love what you wrote about your mom....

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  12. These are amazingly clever. Love the nod to baseball season.

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JzB