Saturday, June 26, 2010

MAGPIE TALES





Lying in repose
Remembering toothful grins.
Now unemployed.

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21 Comments:

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!

Intense!

loveNlight
Gabi

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  
OpenID signedbkm.com 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  
Blogger Patience 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 ---

Joanny

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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