The Lighter 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.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Carpe Diem Sparkling Stars #18

the train picks up speed,
in a paper coffee cup
concentric waves

the river always
out there in the dark
late train home

coming home
on the train
... the backyards

(c) John Stevenson
laborers toiling
under the blaze of the sun
to lay down the track
on the tracks
red disappearing
last caboose
(c) JzB



  1. tracks are fun to think about when it comes to train.
    well done.

  2. Really like both of these. Miss the cabooses.

  3. Nice! :)

    Red disappearing in more way than one....

  4. I'm afraid the last caboose disappeared long ago, JzB. I miss those little cars, pieces of Americana lost forever.

    Train for All Seasons

  5. I like them both, I can feel the toil under the sun.


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