Sunday, July 17, 2011

Beautifully Odd/Oddly Beautiful

“She’s rather odd," is what they say,
she’s not the same as you or me;
it seems her thoughts she can’t convey.
"She’s rather odd," is what they say;
with tiny mice she likes to play.
What do those lovely blue eyes see?
"She’s rather odd," is what they say;
she’s not the same as you or me…

©  Ginny Brannan July 2011



















Photo: photographer Rosie Hardy

Sharing at d'Verse Poets Pub Form for All~Triolet 3/9/12. 

12 comments:

  1. Well done triolet, Ginny. Read it aloud and it doesn't seem to break flow. What I think is coolest is how for a tight form poem, and starting with the title, you've manged to create a quirky, memorable piece that leaves room for interpretation. Very impressed, especially due to the time constraint. Thanks for posting a great one. adam

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  2. Interesting piece... such a tight piece, yet layered well with depth and meaning beyond the surfaces.

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  3. ha. are we all just a bit odd...i am sure we are to someone...smiles. well written triolet...

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    1. smiles....thanks for the flash back ginny...

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  4. smiles...i remember that pic...i don't play with mice but def. have my own odd potential...no blue eyes though...smiles..great job on the form ginny..it looks pretty flawless to me..

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  5. I remember this picture too! A quirky verse about a quirky photograph - perfect!

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  6. We are, as Brian has said, all a bit odd in our own ways.

    Nice triolet Ginny.

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  7. My wife used to have pet rats, and yes she is a bit strange! :) Nicely worked poem to this odd photo.

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  8. At least they're white ones - not the crawl on the roof type..eek. I suppose it's a bit odd but no more so than other exotics I guess like snakes (also eek). Like the form and tightness in getting the story told in the form. Well done!

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  9. or is she exactly the same as you and me? ...

    :-)

    Peace ☮

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  10. Oh, lol, this form works so well for your subject/picture! The repetition really adds something. Nice one Ginny!

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