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,
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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, July 28, 2013

Carpe Diem Special #49, Jane Reichhold's "Winter Solstice"

Inspirational haiku

winter solstice
warmth of friends
return the sun

(c) Jane Reichhold

deep snow
the horse walks the paths
of summer

(c) Jane Reichhold

My inspirations

~ 1 ~

alban arthan
from deep in the longest night
sun child is reborn

~ 2 ~
winter's longest night
old man holds his wife close
for warmth

~ 3 ~

winter solstice
moose shivers in the forest
goose basks in the sun

~ 4 ~
frosted garden
old orb weaver is dead
eggs wait in the cold


Carpe Diem Special #49


  1. Moose and spider Nil, Goose and Old Man !

    Longest Night

  2. Someone really needs to tell Moose to get out of the darkness and join Goose in the light! ;)

  3. Love your first, and perfect with the picture:)

  4. I always favor the old man and old woman 'ku.

  5. Sweet "old man" and RIP orb weaver. Babies soon? Love the image. Stonehenge is always magic.

  6. Ah #2 is definitely my favorite! Best way to get warm on those long nights!!

  7. The death of the old Orb Weaver reminds me so much of Charlotte's Web...


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