Monday, 26 September 2011

Magpie 84, Numerology 3. Faith, Hope and... whatever happened to Charity?


















Why did you cause the rain to fall?
Right now? Dear God, do you recall?
We prayed to thee,
Magpie and me;
“A full moon for the Willow Ball!?”

Pic of bedraggled woman and bird courtesy of Tess at Willow Manor.

An afterthought:
(In the bilge of my steel yacht, while scraping away at corrosion)
“In God we rust”.

19 comments:

  1. Giggle...in light of my adoration of patina, I adore "In God we rust"...stay tuned for the Willow Manor Ball coming up in October...

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  2. Stafford,
    In God we trust, that we must! Is it too much to ask?

    Hank

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  3. things will be according to His time... I always believe in that...

    JJRod'z

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  4. I always like funny.
    You're funny.

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  5. This was my favourite picture of all the paintings posted so far!

    Enjoyed your take on it - is it a Halloween Ball?

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  6. Jane, the Willow Ball is whatever you want it to be. You see, it is totally imaginary, It can be Halloween ball, a meat ball or a screw ball... (um, perhaps I should rephrase that) but is as real as so many other allusions and delusions in this Human life.

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  7. Love your creativity - as always. Wonder if the Willow Ball will be a 'masked ball?' Get your costume ready just in case!

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  8. The first part charming ... the second made me chuckle out loud.

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  9. Hope Magpie has a snorkel, and that the rain is warm.
    Here's to rusting!

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  10. rust is rather beautiful...and a timely color being fall...lol. perhaps the moon will yet be full....

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  11. you always make me chuckle and grin! and THAT aint a sin!

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  12. I can see it...your take on this prompt
    funny as usual...with a bite

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  13. Dear Stafford:Definitely this one quite the lunatic wanting a full moon when she knows dam well it's going to be a new moon this Friday for The Willow Manor Ball. Love the plug, hope you have one in that yacht of your funny guy!:)

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  14. Laughing. Oh, yes, the Ball, the Ball.

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  15. Giggles indeed. Lovely stuff (including the afterthought).

    Anna :o]

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  16. Ahhhhhh! The Willow Ball - a year past already? I'll be attending with my favourite Australian partner in tow again this year......!

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  17. A rainy day
    A rusty scow.
    Ask what yu may,
    I'll decide; when and how.
    rel

    the funeral was a tragedy to end two tragedies.
    A follow up prose piece will follow as part of a creative non-fiction course I'm taking.

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