Posts Tagged ‘dress’

Takes After His Father

Oooh – this face!
Only a mother
Could love it.



The Envy Of Royalty

None ever
Dressed as lavishly –
Even kings.



How Masefield Caught Sea Fever

Heading home,
A day on the sea.
Life’s golden.

Sea Fever by John Masefield – https://thebardonthehill.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/sea-fever-by-john-masefield/


Father – photo by Sia van Schalkwyk at

Royalty – photo by Agnes Scholiers at

Masefield – photo by Sias van Schalkwyk at


* The haiku I write are lines of 3-5-3 syllables instead of 5-7-5.

See Haiku article here for explanation, if needed: https://thebardonthehill.wordpress.com/2011/08/08/haiku/

© Dennis Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2014.

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    Delight In Disorder

A sweet disorder in the dress
Kindles in clothes a wantonness:
A lawn about the shoulders thrown
Into a fine distraction:
An erring lace, which here and there
Enthralls the crimson stomacher:
A cuff neglectful, and thereby
Ribbands to flow confusedly:
A winning wave, deserving note,
In the tempestuous petticoat:
A careless shoe-string, in whose tie
I see a wild civility:
Do more bewitch me than when art
Is too precise in every part.

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