"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw
"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Sudsy.....Magpie 28





Rub a dub dub

Ten happy toes in a tub

Total delight

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OR










Rub a dub dub

Ten toes in a tub

Mindless leisure

Total pleasure

Magic chemistry

Hydrotherapy

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OR


Rub a dub dub

I am so damn lucky

Soaking in hot water

with my rubber ducky

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26 comments:

madamebutterfly said...

Clever rhythm! I am enjoying everyones take on this weeks prompt

willow said...

I'm a firm believer in hydrotherapy!

Carrie Burtt said...

Kathew this is awesome...i love it...but you need a rubber duckie to make it complete. :-)

Marilyn said...

Oh what fun - and I love your photo!

Angie Muresan said...

Hydrotherapy is the best sort of therapy!

Helen said...

Hysterical! Loved this and your very own version of the Magpie photo!

Jingle said...

cute toes,

Doctor FTSE said...

More than one reply to the prompt! Good! I like the toes in technicolour.

jinksy said...

The third offering is a corker! I believe we have similar quirky thoughts where poetry is concerned...

Systematic Weasel said...

Clever post! Baths are never complete without rubber duckies, but that's the child in us all, LOL! Wonderfully crafted!

-Weasel =)

Deborah said...

Simply brilliant, I especially like the last one, it's just so dear and delightful, it really made me smile :o)

annell said...

TC each and every one of them.

Tumblewords: said...

Hydrotherapy works!! Clever poems and photos!

Brian Miller said...

ha. some fun word play..time in the tub is a nice thing for toes...smiles. nice magpie!

my magpie

rel said...

Kathew,
perfect response to the prompt.
rel

Claudia said...

such fun - hydrotherapy - and those colorful toe nails…and the best of course is the rubber duckie…smiles

my magpie is here

Linda said...

Love the verses. You were on a roll with this one. Happy scrubbin'.

signed...bkm said...

Great take on this prompt...love those yellow toes....blessings..bkm

dana said...

Ten toes deserve ten colors....at least I didn't see a green or a blue one! You go girl. You've got the glow.

kathew said...

Thanks everyone for all your nice comments...and most of all thanks to Willow!

Vicki Lane said...

Mindless leisure- total pleasure! Love it!

Abhilasha-The Desire said...

such a cute poem... it so goes with ur blog title," we grow old when we stop playing" ... the poem tickled the child inside... and ur own photo was the best part :)

Colonialist said...

Thanks for visit - I see you also do puns!

All three are fun.

Colonialist said...

I see you are also into puns ...

All three are very good!

Stafford Ray said...

Loved them all... good fun. But who did you let at your left over drops of nail polish! A grand daughter?

Sue J said...

Love 'em all. The toenails are very festive.