Michael Edwards






IT has to be started before it’s done

and it can’t be ended before it’s begun

but once it has ended it can’t be undone

and when it has ended it’s gone


  • Goldfinch60

    I start many things
    But they remain undone
    So are they finished
    When they are not done.


    • Michael Edwards

      If you don't start them at all they can't remain unfinished - no pressure there.

    • orchidee

      Good write and pic M.
      You know the ditty about: 'There was work to be done. EveryBody thought SomeBody would do it. AnyBody could do it, but NoBody did it, etc.....? Summat like that. I'm ram-berling now!

      • Michael Edwards

        Ram Berles was the nobody everybody says was somebody.

      • L. B. Mek

        it took me a second look to understand the picture: hilarious! 😂

        • Michael Edwards

          thanks LB and thanks again for the title of this collection - another tomorrow.

        • Fay Slimm.

          You capture and extend a neat bit of wisdom in this effortless whimsy dear friend -- must read it out loud again and thanks too for the giggle the picture started which has not yet ended - - - he he.

        • Neville

          ... that is so funny, it aint funny ..

          I just made a simultaneous, but dissimilar involuntary noise from both me ends ...

          ... Neville

          • Michael Edwards

            It's not funny If it isn't unfunny when its trying to be ...errr...funny - if you see what I mean.

          • MendedFences27

            Is this not the very definition of the sexes?
            I truly laughed out loud at your cartoon. - Phil A.

            • Michael Edwards

              Glenis is in a very eastern mood - she's taken the sting right out of Glenit.

            • Laura🌻


              This is hilarious. 😂
              I’ll have to read the ones I‘ve missed so far.
              Love the artwork!


              • Michael Edwards

                Bless you Laura - hope all is well with you.

              • dusk arising

                I thought, I'll do it tomorrow
                and remembered yesterday it was today.

                I like these knots you are tying us into.

                You are becoming the Heath-Robinson of poetry.


                • Michael Edwards

                  I love HR and have a book of his art. Thanks for the link - his work never fails to put a smile on my face.

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