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Saturday, January 19, 2013

Aragonite For Breakfast


  
OYSTERS on the half shell
Delicious! - slide or chew
Not so easy though
When the eyes look up at you.

And just before my bite
It screamed, "Arrhggg, Aragonite*!
Aragonite!" with all its might
Fingers raised, staring in fright.

"Choke, choke," I heard it croak
Poke, poke, I poked the bloke
Cough, cough, it spit up a pearl
I  didn't eat but gave it a twirl

To get the pearl of course! I am a girl
With no remorse. "To the sea with ye!"–hurl!
I hung the pearl from my necklace
And then went on with my breakfast.



PS  *Aragonite is the mineral normally found in pearls.
 It is more powerful than kryptonite.

 
PPS  Only really good sports will model for me anymore.

Paint on,

Depingo



12 comments:

  1. Very nice. Holy mother of pearl!!!

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  2. Wow! Move over Francis Bacon!

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  3. I thought I asked for the XL shell!!

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  4. As Always, a Pearl before the canvas!

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  5. Love the Susan by the Sea stories. So entertaining-and new art, but I thought you were painting a crab.

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  6. John, The crab is coming in two weeks. Next week - Turtle Tat a tale about inherent, hidden dangers of tatoos! Thanks for reading my blog.

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  7. This one reminds me of Jenny Saville.

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  8. Thanks. Love Jenny Saville.

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  9. A freakish, yet spot-on resemblance.

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  10. You are a creative spirit and fabulous artist.

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  11. Love this, girl you have exquisite, exotic channels

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