Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Magpie Forty Nine

Liberated 




escorts not in sight
ladies ahead of their time
afternoon delight




40 comments:

  1. This really makes me smile..can I come along?

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  2. That is one chilly looking afternoon. :) I'd still be cold even with all those clothes on.

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  3. Very liberated of them, skating on a frozen lake or pond without escorts. Those clothes would drag them to the bottom if they went through the ice. Brrr.
    -- K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

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  4. How perfect - ladies ahead of their time! Brava! (for both the poem and the sentiment,)

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  5. A different approach! Yay for the liberated ladies!

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  6. Wild women don't worry. Wild women don't sing the blues!

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  7. Ladies of independant minds, I like that.

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  8. there was a song "afternoon delight" ....loved it....yes dump the escorts and go for the afternoon delight...bkm

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  9. Liberated indeed! pondering a skate on the pond.

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  10. Brilliant, how free that must have felt to them. My grandmother used to tell me of the times she 'escaped'.

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  11. Escorts out of sight- thank Heaven!
    freedom- except the photographer,
    a friend or spy? Thanks.

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  12. So fun.
    Love haiku and it is heightened by the rhyme.

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  13. spot on! That's my Grandmother!

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  14. You have succinctly expressed the untold attitudes I suspect they embraced. Well done!

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  15. Wonderful! (except I happen to know her brother was along, since he was the photographer) :P

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  16. Neat take on the pic Helen, but I must say, it is such a relief, being liberated from escort duty to spend the day at the pub!

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  17. Who needs escorts to have a good time?

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  18. What a relief, indeed, to have no escorts! Wonderful haiku!

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  19. Who needs them? They better get back to cook and clean.

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  20. Ahead of their time indeed....and we have come a long way baby. :-)
    Love this Helen! :-)

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  21. anything about women standing on their own 2 feet makes me smile...

    - SY

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  22. They're out for a good time! Nice one!

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  23. Women's liberation before its time. Nice!

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  24. Good Haiku for a chilly day! :)

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  25. Lovely. The words 'afternoon delight' conjure up such a sense of freedom!

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  26. ...escort not in sight... The middle one does look a bit mischievous. :)

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  27. Helen,
    "Not in sight"
    but I imagine these lovlies were seldom unaccompanied.
    rel

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  28. Oh to be without the men for a while..... sweet liberation! :D

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  29. You can actually see your words in the looks on their faces. Great take!

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  30. 'Escorts not in sight' what freedom! i love the simplicity and clarity of your poem. very nice.

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  31. Interesting take on the prompt. Yes, your poem's simple and clear, as the previous comment said. I like how the first and third lines share both rhythm and rhyme.

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  32. oh how quick and nice! Quickly posted and neatly said.

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  33. But who took the picture? And how did those hats keep their ears warm, perched on top of all that hair?
    Nice poem!

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