dVerse, Just Because

Just for Pun

dVerse suggested something opposite of how the world perceives, in this case a nursery rhyme.  Bet you can’t guess!

 

Barry had a great large lamb,
Its fleece was black as coal.
And everywhere that Barry went
The lamb would just say no.

He followed him to work one day
Which was the thing to do;
It made the workers sit and cry
To see the lamb working so.

And so the boss just hired him.
But still he ran away;
Wondering why Barry
disappeared that very day.

 

poetry, Tanka Tuesday by Colleen Chesbro

Cooperation NOT Presumption

My post here is an acceptance of Colleen Chesebro Challenge Tanka Poetry; her challenge is to use the synonyms for the words “Give and Receive” my choice was “Gift and Accept”

TankaTue

 

 

Accept your gift — Grace!
The branch pleading the vine for
begetting sound fruit
obtain favor of heaven
cooperation needed

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A PIOUS BELIEF

THINGS WATERY my contribution; a reblog of my post on January 20.
This idea of “things watery” reminds me of a pious little story presented here below:

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Here is a little story, I am sure many of you, especially those who attended Catholic Schools back in the 40’s – 50’s have heard.

One happy, perfect day in heaven it was decided a contest was in the making for the angels. The rules were they would fly down to earth and find a gift for the Baby Jesus. Whosoever would find the best gift was the winner.

Anxious as they all were they polished their wings and got ready to take off, “Get ready, get set, and GO!” Wings started to flutter; it seems a hurricane entered heaven.

Landing deep within a lush rural forest one such angel found the most beautiful flower, with a luxurious fragrance that seemed to fill the entire forest.

Another angel witnessed the birth of a perfect child with lovely thick locks of hair that seemed to cover its entire head. So the…

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