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, July 17, 2013

Carpe Diem Special #47, Jane Reichhold's "sweeping the porch"

Inspirational haiku by Jane Reichhold

sweeping the porch
bright prints of raindrops
followed by splashes

my response

sweeping the porch
broom avoids silken mesh
plucked by a fly


  1. And the spider ain't hungry animore.

  2. Nice to leave the spider's web intact. She deserves her treat. Made me smile.

  3. Nice haiku for orb spider...and for us! I need orb spider to catch the flies that get in our house.

  4. I leave the spiders to it as well (unless they are big and creepy in which case I gently escort them outside)

  5. Very nice take on the prompt.
    Thank you,

  6. I would say that broom is quite deft. (No, not daft, deft!)

    Sweeping the Sky

  7. spiders are hard at work for us
    (nice when they stay outside tho)

  8. How sad ... spider hasn't food now. I like the humor in this one JzB.


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