"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 15, 2014

Magpie Tales #224 The Surreal Rene Magritte

Not To Be Reproduced  ~ 1937

There once was a artist Magritte
His fabulous art was a treat
With a pipe in his hand
He said "Aint' life grand"
Being Son of Man can't be beat!

Son of Man ~ 1964

Thanks to Tess Kincaid for Magpie Tales
Do click on the link to read more and
also to play along! Cheers!
By the way Tess gave us this same image
in March of 2013- click Here! to see what I wrote then!


  1. I love this Kathe. Really love this.

    Have a fabulous day and a big happy fathers day to all those special dads in your life. Big hugs. :)

  2. Anonymous8:52 AM

    I have a 'thing' for Magritte - this poem made me smile!

  3. Clearly, somebody is the apple of your eye?!

  4. Fun poem. And I've written about Magritte so you know I hold him in high regard.

  5. I like how you brought in another painting for your prompt.

  6. So clever with the prompt. You made me smile:)

  7. Fascinating pictures, your words are just right!

  8. Such a handsome apple.

  9. Oh YOU! Funny lady. We have a Red Chair Gallery in Bend, your header is a great reminder!

  10. He-he.
    He is a handsome apple!
    Anna :o]

  11. Brilliant!
    Are you im Mensa?
    Of course yhe solition to the question is another photo by Magritte.
    His name must be Adam because is holding an apple!
    Loved it ~ Eddie

  12. oh, this was a fun one to read..and that apple symbolizes so much..

  13. Ha ha , he is fruitcake !

  14. Anonymous7:47 PM

    THis is a fun poem. :-)


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