Pic and a Word Challenge #186: Caught – you or I?

Today truly only one pic but more than one word, in apology to this Roman gentleman.

 You or I?

Hey you,
you doorsnapper,
I caught you.
You come here
prancing about,
clicking around
but now you found me,
a non-consenting citizen.
What are you gonna do about it?

Yes, me.
I see,
you don’t like to have your photo taken.
I was not after you
only the door
but I caught you
and I see your point.
Don’t worry,
I’m off and away.
I’m not going to post it anywhere.

In response to Patrick Jennings’ Pic and a Word Challenge #186: Caught


  1. Hilarious! I once went on a ride at an amusement park and was trying to take a photo of my kids. When I looked through the photos, I found out that instead of my kids, I had taken a photo of a random couple with surprised (the flash!) looks on their faces with no kids in sight. Instead of deleting these silly photos, it may be a good idea to keep them just for laughs.

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    1. 😀 When I took this photo, I only noticed him when it was too late and then turned around and walked fast. Luckily I never had any closer encounter.

      Back home, Patrick? Me too, in the country of origin. Better to be home for the birthday, right? 🙂


  2. Your dialogue poem is wonderful. And the photo is priceless, but maybe his anger had nothing to do with you snapping the photo. Did he yell at you? Or was he looking peaceful, looked up, saw you and screamed? Come on, I want more details!!! (in San Francisco, mentally ill people go around angry and screaming all the time- it is a common sight, sad to say)

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    1. Hehe, Carol, I appreciate the follow-up questions, thank you!

      Since you asked so nicely, here is the original post with this photo and location. This man was spotted just opposite the My Dog Sigh amazing eyes mural in Rome:


      I hadn’t noticed him before taking this photo, so I don’t know what he was up to and if his mood had been sour before this encounter. I hope he pardoned me my intrusion.

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  3. I wrote this comment on the 2018 post, but it did not go through, so I am copying and pasting it.. Manja, Thank you for directing me to this post. The photos and the words, captivating. I especially liked the phrase you came up with: “It’s Rome in an eye-shell”– In fact, all the captions, photos, and comments from other people are wonderful. And of course, the last photo, priceless!! I see it is from one of your blogs that is “closed”. I remember you said you used up all the space on WordPress and so started a new one. Is this blog still accessible? (it must be, because I was able to go to it) I am still trying to figure WordPress out. Am a tiny bit better. Carol (will this comment post?, please let me know) At any rate, it was great to read the back story!

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    1. Thank you, Carol. I had a look around my previous blog, spam included, and didn’t find your comment. Strange. Yes, that blog is still as it was, in its entirety, I just don’t post new stuff there any more. I’m glad that I left you the link and that you enjoyed it all. 🙂 It’s a good feeling to see a fellow blogger immerse herself in a post. Thank you so much for that!


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