The Lighter Side of JzB

Here you will find photos, poetry, and possibly some light-hearted foolishness. For the Heavier Side
of JzB
see my other blog,
Retirement Blues. (There be dragons!)

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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.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Carpe Diem #174, Whisper (provided by Cathy)


~ 1 ~

baby whispering
nestled at her mother's breast
a message of love

 ~ 2 ~

i do not whisper
of my love for you my dear
but sing to the world

~ 3 ~

don't tell the old man
in a whisper if you want
him to hear you

 ~ 4 ~

moose and goose
listen with their hearts stilled
when the wind whispers

 ~ 5 ~

whispering wind
vibrates all the web strands
spider is not fooled

~~:~~:~~

Carpe Diem #174

12 comments:

  1. Ooh...these were good! Really, each one, even if I am polishing my hunting rifle for that goose and moose!
    REALLY SUPERB though!

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  2. I love 1, 2 and 4. Such beauty and fragility in your words even for moose and goose.

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  3. Not is the spider fooled when I walk straight through it's web a night...there's no whispers then I can assure you :)
    Great set JzB, thank you!

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  4. i love these. hard to pick favorites but i'd have to say it's haiku #1! i love the image of the faint breeze moving the spider's web.. and your second haiku is wonderful too, beyond sweet ^^

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  5. Crafty spider! She knows lunch is still "out there" somewhere!

    Hummingbird Whisper

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  6. You do seem to know the old man SO well. His hearing aid turned off or left in the drawer. I know him well too! As always each one is smart and sweet at the same time! Thank you!

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  7. That second one is just gorgeous ... and so true ... love must be yelled from the roofs.

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  8. I am a bit arachnophil, so it's definitely the last one, which attracted me most. :-)

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  9. A great set... but I really like the humour in the third.

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