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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

It's a Tough Call


In the spirit of the Halloween season, this photo has been slightly photo edited.
But the sign itself (and mounting area) is direct from the Boneo Maze and Wetlands on the Mornington Peninsula.


They're born to perform
Signs are under tough pressure
To cast a clear voice


Linking to:
Sensational Haiku Wednesday - Pressure
Hump Day Haiku

10 comments:

Sherry Blue Sky said...

I LOVE this!!!!! Love the added cobwebs, too. Clever. I love days when Nothing Happens, because usually what does happen is gnarly. Good one, kiddo.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Funny. I've seen versions of it before and always makes me laugh.

Robin said...

Love it!

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Wonderful take on 'pressure' ~ great haiku ~ (A Creative Harbor) ^_^

Tara Tyler said...

even if to say nothing, say it well! ha! good one!

Gloria said...

I too love days when nothing happens, then again something is always happnening in life.:) Very nice Haiku!

razzamadazzle said...

This is such a cute haiku!

Helen Campbell said...

This is good! My husband posted a similar plaque on the exterior wall outside the garage. Thanks for participating in Hump Day Haiku! :)

joanne said...

rather a sign say 'nothing' than put pressure on us....

Robyn Greenhouse said...

I want that sign and a day like that!

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