#share your day (starting with turtles)

everything
needs salt in my world–
butter adds
zest—is it
any wonder my favorite
snack food is popcorn?

It’s #ShareYourDay week at Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday. Today is stormy, full of wind and rain, and I’m hunkered down inside. So I made some popcorn and wrote a shadorma for the W3 prompt from Sylvia about one of my favorite foods.

So where do the turtles come in?

The Oracle is enigmatic, as always.

starting with turtles
dressed in thousands of skyclouds–
mountain water green

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44 responses to “#share your day (starting with turtles)”

  1. msjadeli says :

    Wunnerful wunnerful! Have you ever tried nutritional yeast on popcorn? It’s delicious! Love your turtle painting.

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  2. Liz Gauffreau says :

    I love the turtle painting and accompanying haiku. (I like popcorn, too!)

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  3. Aletha Kuschan says :

    Popcorn and a turtle movie! You made my day, Kerfe. That turtle is wonderful.

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  4. poetisatinta says :

    This is great and fantastic tribute to popcorn 🙂

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  5. Colleen M. Chesebro says :

    I love air popped popcorn and have learned to love it without salt and butter per WW. It’s my lunch everyday!

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  6. Elizabeth says :

    The painting is pretty! Popcorn is always welcome in this cold weather.

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  7. Claudia McGill says :

    When I was little my grandfather popped the popcorn in a wire basket on a long handle over the fire in the fire place. And my grandmother shook butter salt all over it in our bowls. There’s no describing how good it tasted and what a treat it was. Popcorn is special for a lot of reasons.

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  8. cognacproject says :

    Great job on the shadorma, and I love your haiku as well ❤ (And I love popcorn, too, as long as it's not microwaved!) 🙂

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  9. merrildsmith says :

    Ok–now I’m craving popcorn! I may have to make some later. 🙂
    I love the turtles dressed in skyclouds and the art. 💙

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  10. ben Alexander says :

    is popcorn uniquely salty among snack foods? when it comes to salt, I first think of pretzels! 🥨


    David

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  11. Ingrid says :

    An excellent snack – and the turtle brings back memories of Hawaii!

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  12. Jane Dougherty says :

    Love your turtle haiku and the illustration. I think popcorn might be the first point of divergence I’ve noticed between us. I tasted it once when I was very small and the memory still makes me shiver.

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  13. murisopsis says :

    Hehe! The popcorn was a staple snack every Sunday night as a kid – my dad would make it in the “popcorn pot” and we’d eat it watching the Wonderful World of Disney. Seems my husband’s family did the same thing! Your popcorn shadorma is wonderful and triggers lots of memories for everyone!!

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  14. Ken / rivrvlogr says :

    Our Friday evening ritual is popcorn while watching sci-fi. I wafer-slice garlic & crisp it in oil to make garlic chips that are tossed into the popcorn. Strange, I know.

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  15. robertawrites235681907 says :

    This is a great poem. I love popcorn.

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  16. paeansunplugged says :

    You celebrated popcorn wonderfully, Kerfe!
    The turtles look fabulous too.

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  17. ben Alexander says :

    Kerfe, just lettin’ you know that this week’s W3, hosted by the brilliant Britta, is now live:

    W3 Prompt #32: Wea’ve Written Weekly

    Enjoy!


    David

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