Saturday, June 26, 2010


Lying in repose
Remembering toothful grins.
Now unemployed.



Blogger Kay McKenzie Cooke said...

Succinct and true. Sometimes you don't have to say much for the message to hit!

BTW I have tagged you - go to my blog and see ... :0

9:50 AM  
Blogger Suz said...

so glad it found repose in unemployment
it deserved it!

9:50 AM  
Blogger willow said...

Lovely ode to the forgotten toothbrush!

10:14 AM  
Blogger Helen said...

Hi Suz! Love the words 'toothful grins' ... all sorts of wonderful smiles come to mind!

10:16 AM  
Anonymous BlueMist said...

Nice. Is it because the teeth are gone ? *evil*

10:59 AM  
Blogger Gabriela Abalo said...

how so much can be said with very few words!



11:07 AM  
Blogger Tattered and Lost said...

Simply wonderful.

12:11 PM  
Blogger sheri said...

and, who is andrew sullivan??? did i miss something?
your magpie was great...i loved the now unemployed ending...just perfect!!

11:07 PM  
Anonymous ninotaziz said...

Simply adorable magpie!

9:24 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Short and Sweet...bkm

2:58 PM  
Blogger Brian Miller said...

if the toothbrush is unemployed...this does not sound good. smiles. nice magpie!

5:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sweet Haiku without the cavities! Most astute! Simply Zen! Quintessential! Jane Jones logb

7:15 PM  
Blogger Tumblewords: said...

Dang. It happens. Dang. This is a perfect response to the prompt!

12:27 AM  
Blogger steviewren said...

Nice haiku. I feel a little sorry for the toothbrush though...seems like he needs something to do with his free time.

8:59 AM  
Blogger Lyn said...

Things are bound to get better..anyway, that's to be hoped for!

9:28 AM  
Blogger Everyday Goddess said...

wow, this makes me want to know what happened?!

brilliant magging!

4:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

so this is how old toothbrushes pass the time, remembering 'toothful grins.' Ha, ha! great magpie!

4:49 AM  
Blogger Helen said...

Came back for one more read and realized I called you SUZ! Sorry, I just looked up one comment and there she was.............

12:47 PM  
Blogger joanny said...

Perfect Haiku --- has a powerful punch to it ---


2:31 PM  
Blogger Churlita said...

Ode to a used toothbrush. Brilliant!

5:24 PM  
Anonymous Linda said...

A wonderful haiku. It really tells the story 17 syllables. Super job.

8:05 PM  

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