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.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Carpe Diem #247, Willpower

~ 1 ~

they want me to just shut up
but i won't

~ 2 ~

every year
grow a new set of antlers
fly a thousand miles

~ 3 ~

on a sticky thread
fly has the will to depart
but not the power


Carpe Diem #247, Willpower


  1. I guess it all depends on what the confrontation is about, doesn't it?

  2. All perfect examples of willpower. The last example, having the will but not the power...very thought provoking.

  3. Great set... and I love the moose and the goose today.

  4. Deep words. It's difficult to shut up when your conscience won't let you.

    1. my new avatar should be a gadfly


  5. Awesome third haiku JzB really a wonderful take on willpower


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