Friday, December 2, 2011

On "Study of a Lady Feeding Goldfish" by Edward Coley Burne-Jones

Outside tonight, my mother feeds the goldfish in our little outdoor goldfish tank. Their names are Minnie, Laurie, and Sharky. The eldest is Laurie, then Sharky, and finally Minnie. Minnie swims to the top to get her share first, but Sharky and Laurie stay by the bottom, waiting for some to float down to them. Laurie floats up a bit. As they swim about, mouthing the fish food, Mother rushes back inside the put the can back away. We would not want to lose it. She returns with a cloth and dabs at the outside of the tank a bit, so that they/we can see us/them better. My fish are so funny.


  1. I like your mother's dress. That is what I would want to wear while feeding fish.

  2. Yes, and that's exactly the time I'd feed them, too. ;)

    P.S. You caught my sarcasm, right?

  3. Oh, yes. I caught your sarcasm, just as I would catch a fish. Did you catch my zeugma?