"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

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Magpie Tales 42-On the Edge

On the edge
Meanly tarnished from abuse
Just push me

19 comments:

Steve said...

I really like this...
Simple and straight to the point.
You'll get no shove from me :)

Dave King said...

Succinct and to the point. Like it very much - which goes for the whole blog. Fresh and interesting.

kaykuala said...

Short and sweet, that's it!

ninotaziz said...

Dear Kathe,
The saddest take of this magpie. Yet, direct and says volumes.

madamebutterfly said...

I wouldn't dare!

gautami tripathy said...

Short and succinct!

shifting with the winds

Berowne said...

Thoughtful, creative, moving.

Janice said...

Love the simplicity of your magpie! Well done...

Helen said...

As requested ... a nice swift kick (I meant push!) Nicely done!

kkrige said...

oh ho ho! That captures where I have been the last day or so! It is perfect! Well, in a grumbly kind of way. Nice take on the Magpie Kathew

Kay L. Davies said...

Well said.
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Jingle said...

what a dare...
I may or may not push..
beautiful magpie...


My Magpie

has some awards/treats in it, have fun and enjoy the blog love.

Kristen Haskell said...

Meanly tarnished from abuse. That is such a powerful line. Fantastic writing for such a sad subject.

artswebshow.com said...

Do you know, i think you've acheived something great here.
A lot of tension in so few words.
Impressive

Tumblewords: said...

I won't do any pushing! Promise. :)

Reflections said...

Very well said!

Reflections said...

Simplicity, directness, well done post.

Everyday Goddess said...

I can relate! Nicely magged!

kavisionz said...

Ack! If only release came this easy!
Superbly penned!