Watch the hair! or: Shetland pony

A limerick

The shetland pony gave me quite the stare;
Sheer irritation made his nostrils flair.
"Well... fine! I'll give you a ride,
Though your fat ass is too wide...
But seriously, Buddy - watch the hair!"

โ€˜What do you seeโ€™ Prompt #149

For Sadjeโ€™s weekly #WDYS prompt, she offered the photo below as inspiration for writers to produce art.


Let’s write poetry together!

When it comes to partnership, some humans can make their lives alone – it’s possible. But creatively, it’s more like painting: you can’t just use the same colours in every painting. It’s just not an option. You can’t take the same photograph every time and live with art forms with no differences.

Ben Harper (b. 1969)

Would you like to create poetry with me and have a completed poem of yours featured here at the Skeptic’s Kaddish? I am very excited to have launched the ‘Poetry Partners’ initiative and am looking forward to meeting and creating with you… Check it out!

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