"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


Sunday, June 16, 2013

Magpie Tales #173


The Promenade, 1918, by Marc Chagall

Amelia was a bit of a loon
Only eating by the light of the moon
Some folks called her flighty
Wearing only her nightie
And appearing to be a balloon  
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Many thanks to Tess Kincaid for MagpieTales.
To read more takes on this image go here: 
http://www.magpietales.blogspot.com/2013/06/mag-173.html






20 comments:

Emma Major said...

I love the idea of her being a balloon

Helen said...

I love this delightful little limerick!!!

Celia said...

Loved this flighty verse to match the flighty Chagall.

messymimi said...

A very fun take on this image.

Brian Miller said...

ha. he better hold on or she might float away...smiles..

Stephen Hayes said...

Love your poem, a perfect match for Chagall's painting.

anthonynorth said...

Great fun. Enjoyed that.

Kutamun said...

Ha ha, and we all know where Amelia ended up !, flighty indeed ....

izzy said...

This is a great little rhyme! and it made me chuckle thanks!

Berowne said...

Cool, that's the word: cool.

Tess Kincaid said...

*giggle*

jabblog said...

Laughing here. Very cute:-)

himani rawat nayal said...

crisp and cute...

Nicholas V said...

LOL!
Love it :-)

Laurie Kolp said...

*Giggles*

~T~ said...

Sounds like a fun neighbor!

Robyn Greenhouse said...

Laughing and smiling! If she's a loon, then at least she looks like she is having fun!

Kathe W. said...

Margaret left this comment and I accidently deleted it-sorry Margaret!
Margaret has left a new comment on your post "Magpie Tales #173":

...and he loves her anyway :)

Margaret's link is here:
http://margaretbednar365.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-mag-173-together.html

Karla B aka Lady Skyclad said...

Lovely limerick.

Sue said...

Flighty indeed.

=)