Theatrics

“The greater the outward show, the greater the inward poverty.” — J. Krishnamurti showy theatrics obscure underlying truths audience will judge *   *   * Showtime ~ Heron Dance photo by Jan Logozzo • “Theatrics” Haiku by Mary O’Connor © 2020

Best Appearance

“The only rule is don’t be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in.” — Paris Hilton *   *   * Downright showy — Male house finch, photo by Mary O’Connor © 2018

Showy

“A pretentious, showy life is an empty life; a plain and simple life if a full life.” — Rick Warren *   *   * The bountiful Royal Pink Bougainvillea makes a showy, but highly popular ornamental. — Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2017