Sunday, December 28, 2014

Man must earn a living too, right?


Image:  Courtesy of Tess' Mag (here)

Bjorn's given words:
dawdle  -  to move slowly, languidly, or saunter.
frankincense  -  an aromatic gum resin for perfumes
noel - the Christmas season; yuletide.
manger  -  trough or an open box in which feed for livestock is placed.
binnacle -  a housing for a ship's compass and a lamp
 kafkaesque -  characterized by surreal distortion and a sense of impending danger
pachyderm  -  large, thick-skinned, mammals such as the elephant, rhinoceros

Not utterly concerned of life’s challenges
nor life’s problems
To nonchalantly dawdle pachyderm like
He moved ever so slowly
No sense of urgency
Nor a kafkaesque feel was  apparent
What a blessed soul to stomp about the earth

Heard say he was basking in wealth
at one time
Gave them away
on account of the noel festivities mostly
Now housed in a cubicle of a shelter
He got along he survived

An eccentric purchasing items not readily needed
Threw them away in a manger upon reaching home
That he did often times
A binnacle, a crate of frankincense and a host of others

The proprietor at the Pink Shop could just observe
when he made his purchases
shaking his head not really stopping him

Man must earn a living too, right?
It was all legit!

For Bjorn's lqw Worlde #17 and
Tess' Magpie Tales #251 

8 comments:

  1. One man's trash is another man's treasure

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  2. very well written

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  3. Christmas is indeed a Kafkaesque affair for many people , but Frankincense , with its solar qualities , helps dispel the well known demons of this period ! Cheers Hank , and thanks for sharing all your writings over the year

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  4. I have to say you got some meaning in the meaningless collecting of trinkets... that one way for your property to dwindle..

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  5. It makes me think of after holiday shopping...

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  6. Nice weaving in with the holiday. I like that you need a dictionary to help us along!

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