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.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Carpe Diem #212, Shincha (New Tea)

~ 1 ~

new tea served up
in very tiny cups
young man's first taste

~ 2 ~

spring tea
delicate soft and sweet
as bamboo music

~ 3 ~

neither moose nor goose
is an eager tea drinker
but might try the leaves

~ 4 ~

tea oil repels her
but orb weaver gladly lives



  1. It's always a joy to read your take on the prompt JzB and I like this series very well. Those goose, moose and spider haiku are a joy to read.

  2. How you always manage to come up with a variety of haiku to respond to a single prompt simply amazes me!

    New Tea, Old Cup

  3. I hear bamboo music as small tea cups are set and a spider smiles in the background

    delightful as always

  4. favorite is #3....the moose and goose won't let much go to waste....

  5. You all are far too kind. Thank you.

    Mystic - I simple engage as many of my multiple personalities as I can corral on short notice, then seek help from the menagerie.


  6. Will moose and goose be able to sleep after eating tea-leaves?


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