tiddley winks getty


His goal:  Miss the cup.

He bet on his opponent.

No more Tiddley winks!



Ronovan’s challenge Haiku using words “goal/cup.”

Image:  Thanks to Getty

About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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  1. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:

  2. Faye says:

    I admire your ability to make such a good little story out of a haiku challenge. Well done!

    • oneta hayes says:

      Thanks, Faye. Secret – Use the title and picture to “fill in the blanks.” I counted on them to show that it was time to move to more productive activities now that he is an adult. 😀

  3. shoreacres says:

    I loved Tiddley Winks! It was one game I could play by myself — always a good thing when you’re an only child.

  4. Hélène Vaillant says:

    Very clever haiku Oneta.

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