17 Mar 2013

Tantivy!

Faun, Horse and Bird 1936 by Picasso
A faun with horns went out one day
a-riding on his horse...
a huntin' shootin' fishin' faun
he looked to be... Of course,
we cannot tell what made that horse
to trample on a bird-
but thanks to P. Picasso
we can see what next occurred...
The faun leapt off, the horse said 'Neigh'
and bird wished he could fly away!

 Having given the good Doctor FTSE a preview email of this ditty, back came his speedy reply, which I am adding here for your delight. He said:-

Amazing what  a Pen can do
with P.Picasso's tripart zoo.

I guess the disconcerted horse
was filled at once with real remorse
for trampling on the feathered fowl
which straight away let out a howl
and cried to the dismounting faun.
"I wish I never had been hatched."

Hatched?  Hatched?  Oh well . .

Thanks a bundle, Doc! Hehehe!


Thanks to Tess at The Mag for her Picasso prompt!

19 comments:

  1. Oh I do like the way you went with this.... you're humor, and light-hearted being makes my day! Bravo!

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  2. Picasso did create some peculiar images...hatching who knows what sort of imaginations-which perhaps was his intention?

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  3. Keen and cunning; yes, and witty too...

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  4. Very insightful...Ha
    Loved this
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  5. Finally, someone explained Picasso to me! Thank you.....

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  6. Clever and witty! Perhaps you've unlocked the meaning to Picasso's art :) Beautifully written.

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  7. You two are so much fun, writing combined a good jolly one.

    Fool's Gold

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  8. Clearly a case of the bird being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Well done!

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  9. You two are double trouble ~~~ and I love it!!!

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  10. I bet the poor bird does wish it could fly away! Very entertaining!

    CJ x

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  11. How wonderful and a big plus to get the answer too.

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  12. Such fun with Picasso. Your rhymes could have tempted him down from his blue mood.

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