"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, May 24, 2015

Magpie Tales # 271

Still Life , 1907, by John Frederick Peto
 
 
Without you
By my side walking together
I might as well
Hang up my life 
~~~
 
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who provides to us each week
an image to evoke poetry and stories
for all of us to write, read and enjoy.
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22 comments:

Sandee said...

Very well done too. As always.

Have a terrific day. Scritches to Miss Lucy. ♥♥♥

Gail said...

So sad and beautiful at the same time.

Dixie@dcrelief said...

Bittersweet. Love the photo you choose.

Elena Sands said...

Filled with longing. :-(

Vandana Sharma said...

A melancholy tone it has but is laced with the sweet memories of someone.

Little Nell said...

Succint yet poignant.

brudberg said...

Such sadness.. and I think at the end of the road that's what it feels like.

Nikita said...

This is perfect, couldn't be bettered. Kudos.
Anna :o]

Julie Jordan Scott said...

Awwwww. Your words are delightful and so very sad. Love and romance and loss.

rhymeswithbug said...

Outstanding!

Leovi - La Fotografía Efectista Abstracta said...

Sometimes you need to hang your life for a while and take a break!

Keith Hillman said...

True love defined in a few beautifully chosen words.
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De said...

Awesome, pithy take!

Sandra said...

sweet!

messymimi said...

When you have that one, you never want it to end.

Kutamun said...

I have a favourite bag, too

Karen S. said...

This is perfect, and I know they'll last long after the sunset of life!

Bekkie Sanchez said...

Short and beautiful the way I like them!

Mary said...

Beautiful words.

Gillena Cox said...

Lovely. reeks of introspection

Much love...

JiRa said...

Sad but provides a very specific picture.

JiRa said...

Sad but gives a very specific picture!