Monday, 12 November 2018

Poetry Monday . . . delayed this week

There will be a slight delay as Donkey waves forlornly at Daughter and family as they disappear into the wild blue yonder . . .

But here's a consolation poem:







Photo courtesy of icanhas.cheezburger.com


As Arnie in all his movie incarnations was fond of saying: "I'll be back . . ."





32 comments:

crafty cat corner said...

This is sad but obviously the best for the new family. I'm sure you'll be taking a few hols in canada.
Briony
x

Yorkshire Pudding said...

Should it be the wild blue yonder or the wide blue yonder? I am never quite sure about this but it might make a good subject for a poem. It is a place I would very much like to visit be it wild or wide.

LL Cool Joe said...

Haha, love the first Eminem meme!

Not any easy time for you I'm sure. Take care.

Steve Reed said...

I'm sorry you've had to wave goodbye! I do not get that spaghetti thing at all, but the dog is cute.

Starting Over, Accepting Changes - Maybe said...

I know this is a very hard day for you, Jenny. My heart goes out to you. As I told you, I have been there. Now I am going through the second wave as my grandchildren head out to colleges that are out of state and one across the country. I cling to the hope that they will all come home eventually. Meanwhile, I will send cookies and visit when I can.

Elephant's Child said...

Heartfelt hugs and oceans of caring.

Diane Stringam Tolley said...

Bwahahaha! Perfect!
And I hope it won't be long till you see your daughter and family!

River said...

I was going to say "poor dog" but then thought One shake of his head and dinner is served.

Marie Smith said...

I feel for you Jenny! It took me a long time to come to terms with our daughter’s move to England.

Martha said...

Sending good wishes to your daughter and her family. And sending you lots of hugs xo

Janie Junebug said...

Maybe I'll try the hair spaghetti. I know it's a tough time for you.

Love,
Janie

dinthebeast said...

Arnie can be back all he wants so long as he stays away from the governor's mansion.

-Doug in Oakland

jenny_o said...

They are moving to the US from Canada so we'll have to get some passports and make some plans!

jenny_o said...

According to Thesaurus.com, it's wild blue yonder. According to idioms.thefreedictionary.com, it can be either. If you wrote the poem I am sure you would do it justice!

jenny_o said...

I didn't realize it was an Eminem meme! I thought it was just a silly poem :)

Thanks, Joey.

jenny_o said...

I thought it was just a silly way to finish the rhyme but LL Cool Joe (above) tells me it's an Eminem meme . . . I hope no dogs were harmed in the taking of that photo.

jenny_o said...

You are an expert in this area and I'm going to make good use of your experience, Arleen. I wonder how hard it is to send cookies across the Canada/U.S. border? A letter would definitely go, and might be different from emailing.

jenny_o said...

Thank you with all my heart, EC.

jenny_o said...

Me, too, Diane.

jenny_o said...

Yeah, I hope the dog is generally treated well. I often think that about "funny" pictures and wonder.

jenny_o said...

I don't think I knew about your daughter being in England, Marie. That's pretty far away! I'm sorry you are separated by an ocean.

jenny_o said...

Thank you, Martha - good wishes and hugs always help.

jenny_o said...

I'm thinking that hair spaghetti probably lives up to its name . . . (dog hair).

At least now I can start looking forward to seeing them again instead of looking ahead to saying goodbye . . .

jenny_o said...

Ha ha! I'm not familiar with his record as governor so I will take your word for it!

dinthebeast said...

I just remember the time when he called the Democrats in the state legislature "a bunch of ladymen" and Tom Ammiano, who is gay and an LGBT activist replied "That's Mister Ladyman to you."

-Doug in Oakland

PipeTobacco said...

Jenny-O:

I understand how hard it is for you with your kids moving very far away.

That image of the dog (and the poem too).... TOO FUNNY!!!!! I thank you for the big laugh today! I needed it.

PipeTobacco

jenny_o said...

A good comeback by Ammiano :)

jenny_o said...

I'm glad you enjoyed the picture and poem, PT!

I'm going to miss that "branch" of our family tree very much.

baili said...

I have always love touch of brilliant genuine humor in your writings dear Jenny!

carving smiles out of tears is art that spring up from the blood of a sensitive heart and i know this so well and deeply as i does same!

please take great care of yourself !
stay strong ,positive and happy so you can well come your children joyously when they come back soon !

thinking of you most of the time my friend and praying for peace of your soul!
HUGS!!!

jenny_o said...

Thank you so much, baili. You have good advice when you say to stay strong, positive and happy -- it is absolutely necessary to do so! You must be getting excited about seeing your son soon. A year is a long time!

Diane Henders said...

"Hair spaghetti" - LOL! Sending good thoughts to you and your loved ones.

jenny_o said...

Thanks, Diane. I laughed at "hair spaghetti" too; it's just so . . . unexpected :)