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,
Retirement Blues. (There be dragons!)

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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, March 5, 2015

Margaret's Garden of Artistic Interpretations


Today we strive for original poetry inspired by the artist's work.


"Run With Me" 18 x 24


Dark silhouettes lurking 
Among intoxicating red poppies:
Are they shadows or illusions?

Supple swaying dancers
Heed the music of the wind
Under klieg of summer sun.

Shall we run there; or stay awhile, sway with them and sleep?



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Imaginary Garden With Real Toads


14 comments:

  1. Love the motion and the dance! Beautiful poem.

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  2. Either way, you can't go wrong.

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  3. Hahha. It would be very hard to resist despite shadows.

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  4. There is a stark contrast between the poppies and those shadows.. love how you put the danger into the fields.

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  5. A mysterious element added to the fields. Really want t ogo and see what are those shadows.

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  6. Great take on the image, and also some vivid visuals wrapped up here, especially the last two stanzas.

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  7. Very nice. I vote to, "sway and sleep"

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  8. I would love to run through a field like that--so that would be my vote! Let's go...

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  9. "Heed the music of the wind
    Under klieg of summer sun." I. Love. That.

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  10. Love how you wrote movement...I can feel the dance.

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  11. I had to look up "klieg"--thanks for that....I love learning new words :-)

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