Plastic

Debbie’s One Word Sunday: Plastic

Where to begin
a plastic bin
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filled with
rubbish
humans left
on the beach
or
washed in on
the tide
from ships at sea
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collected by us
the bucket
a handy find
a toilet seat
blew my mind
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A lost toy
sad little boy
Sorry little boat
no longer to float
into the bin
never seen again
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The beach
a place for
us and the birds
not you
you dirty turds
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Enjoy the beach
relax
but please
you bought it down
take it back to town
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and we
in tern
will thank you.

 

The Bridge

The Word/Photo Challenge: The Bridge

“If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he’s dead, then maybe he was a great man.” – James Dean
Some bridges
may be
small
illuminating
the way170418_bandw challenge_venice bridge
Eventually
you will cross
many bridges
taking you
here and there171116_blog challenge_bridges_bridges of florence
The end
may seem
forever away
a distant
glow of forever170816_bandw challenge_structure_grafton bridge
Turbulence
will strike
tossing you
about
maybe a cleansinglilydale bridge_floodwater
Bend over
backwards
to please
to strain
to strive190909_blog_challenge_bridges_sculpture2_sydney
Eventually
peace will
come
your being
at peace171116_blog challenge_bridges_seoul

Judy’s Nosy Questions

Judy at lifelessons has asked some Nosy Questions

A bit about this bushboy

1.  Do you like mustard?  yes. Dijon mustard preferred
2. Choice of carbonated drink? Not usually but do enjoy a Ginger Beer and has to be Australian Bundaberg Ginger Beer
3. Do you own a gun? No
4. Whiskey, Tequila, Rum or Vodka? Used to drink Tequila and Vodka but not in a long time
5. Hot dogs or Cheeseburgers?  None
6. Favourite Type Of Food? Mine

7. Do you believe in ghosts? Yes     IMG_2441
8. What do you drink in the mornings? Water
9. Can you do a 100 Pushups? That’s a bit adventurous
10. Summer, Winter, spring or fall? Spring and Autumn
11. Favourite hobby? Photography, Music and doing stuff in the shed
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12. Tattoos? No
13. Do you wear glasses? Used to until Laser surgery. Now just reading glasses but not all the time
14. Phobia?  No
15. Nickname?  bushboy or BB
16. Three drinks you drink? Coffee, Tea and Wine
17. Biggest Downfall? Crashing motorbikes
18. Rain or Snow? Rain of course….what’s snow?
19. Piercings? None
21. Kids? Three daughters
22. Favourite color?  Point to a spectrum and I’d probably say yes
23. Favourite age?  The Age of Aquarius
24. Can you whistle?   Yes
25. Where were you born?  Sydney Australia
26. Brothers or Sisters? 2 Brothers, 2 Sisters
28. Surgeries?  Appendix and a few stitches for accidents  181025_blog challenge_gory_chainsaw cut_fixed_feb 2017

 

 

 

 

29. Shower or Bath? Shower
30. Like gambling? No
32. Broken bones? Only toes
33. How many tv’s in your house?  One
34. Worst pain in your life?  Losing a baby daughter only hours after she was born
35. Do you like to dance? Yes
36. Are your parents still alive? No
37. Do you like to go camping? Yes. I was a Boy Scout. Not much done since my daughters grew up

Looking up

City Sonnet’s Photo Challenge: Looking Up

Maria posted Swallows on an electricity cable with a sky blue background which prompted me to post my Welcome Swallows on an electricity cable at sunset

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Which is probably better than bird butts

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Floral Friday

This is Bren’s Floral Friday FF3

I have just found this photo challenge which I should have known of it’s existence. So why not. I hope you would like to bung a flower or two on there, maybe even double up with other flower photo challenges like Cee’s FOTD

At the moment the Frangipanni’s are looking fabulous

flower_dark pink_frangipanni_garden_named_home_dec 2018

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