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.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Carpe Diem #544, Mask/Masque

Today's quote from Kalil Gibran's Sand and Foam:

 "Even the masks of life are masks of deeper mystery"





two lovers naked
except for the masks they wear
and neither one knows

 

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the face of a cat
but someone might be lion
thereby hangs a tale


~~::~~
 
behind my mask
is beauty or ugliness
what you will find

~~::~~

moose with his antlers
goose preening her down and quills
still no masquerade

~~::~~ 

Carpe Diem #544, Mask/Masque

5 comments:

  1. oh .. the mystery behind the masks.. that's where excitement is.

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  2. I like the subtle humor of the second one.

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  3. Lots of wisdom and lots of humour - very philosophical take JzB!

    Hank

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  4. Love the humor threading through the second one.

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