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alterations mean

dust pie for tea again

when will it end


Photo for our 52 Week Photo Challenge: Prompt word STRENGTH

You are very welcome to join in any time by leaving a link in the comments.

also joining in with the Haiku fun at

Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge: Prompt words PIE and DUST

alterations mean dust pie for tea again

dust pie for tea again, when will it end


The photo was taken in 2011 when I was having alterations done in the house which went on twice as long as forecast and cost nearly twice as much as the estimate – standard!

Next week’s photo prompt is



33 responses to “Strength

  1. Pingback: Photo Challenge Round-Up: Strength | Wild Daffodil

  2. This was so meaningful.. nice one.. πŸ™‚

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  3. Oh my! Been there! I can so relate with you. Renovations are always a pain. Great haiku, you made me feel what it was like all over again. πŸ˜‰

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  4. Dust pie is a very apt description, as anyone knows who has endured such a level of renovations!!
    Nice to join in this week!!!

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  5. I love your combined effort here Sandra. Oh the fun of renovations!!

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  6. Dust pie nightmare is hard to endure. Mine lasted a few weeks. Not pleasant! We had to put our appliances in the living room while the kitchen was being renovated. Loved your poem. πŸ™‚

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  7. Anyone who has lived in the house during building works will smile at your “dust pie for tea” line. Excellent

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  8. Oh, I believe I’ve eaten and served “dust pie”! We have recently finished one project and are entering into the next (although less major). Great haiku!!

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  9. Ah…renovations. So glad you are through with them. Would love to see the final result.

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  10. HaHA! Sorry to laugh, Daffy as I am sure it was a nightmare at the time, but it was such a fun haiku! πŸ™‚

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  11. Sounds like a tough time. I remember in my previous house having work done and finding brick dust on the dining table every morning so I smiled knowingly at your haiku!

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  12. Gosh, sounds a nightmare!

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