Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Wednesday.. Drums and Downpours Fill My Day!..

"If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him." - Francis Bacon


"In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt." - Margaret Atwood


"Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems." - Rainer Maria Rilke


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Project 365- a Photo Every Day!!




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loud/riches/persuasive


Paradox


the poor count riches

loudly persuasive to self

hot water rises


Written By: Patricia Sawyer

3-30-2011



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Circus


as the lion roars

a hush falls over the crowd-

clowns empty buckets


Written By: Patricia Sawyer

3-30-2011


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Thanks for stopping by my rainy.. dripping.. dreary.. world today.. I hurried the dogs on a short walk with one eye on the darkening clouds.. Even though we ran the last two hundred steps.. I still got soaked.. that was early this morning.. I told myself that it was a refreshing way to start the day... I welcome comments and followers.. Have a great day!

Patsy

10 comments:

Fear Not the Darkness but What lies Within said...

Sheilagh Lee said lovely hiakus

Jazzbumpa said...

The poor always want
What the rich have: not enough.
They always want more.

Cheers!
JzB

jaerose said...

Interesting set of posts..I felt a little sadness and a hint of a rainy start to the day..but also the riches of simple things like yummy biscuits..Jae

Jenn @ Youknow...that Blog? said...

I wish it would start raining - we got a surprise snow dusting last night. Again.

Well done haiku :) Have a great, albeit soggy, day!

ThomG said...

nice handle on a tough prompt (for poets, anyway).

Vinay said...

ah.. that circus seems so noisy, and a hush falls upon it the moment the lion roars! so true!

beccagivens said...

the lion mesmerizes the crowd ... and rules the ring!

beccagivens said...

the lion mesmerizes the crowd ... and rules the ring!

trisha said...

loved the quotes you have added, they are extraordinary.

the paradox haiku is beautiful and touching.

the hush haikus is splendid and cute.

trisha
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Jingle said...

love your Haiku...