Caption Contest!

Here are several photos by Stephanie H. At our meeting on Monday, we were making up crazy and hilarious captions for them — primarily by modifying or mashing-up Bible verses. Please put your numbered captions in a comment below, then we’ll vote on the best ones. Thanks!


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About Sørina Higgins

Sørina Higgins is a writer, English teacher, and Inklings scholar. Sørina serves as Chair of the Department of Language and Literature at Signum University and teaches English at King's College and Lehigh Carbon Community College. She has published two books of poetry, "The Significance of Swans" and "Caduceus."

6 thoughts on “Caption Contest!

  1. Betsy says:

    1. Like a butterfly rises from it’s chrysalis…
    2. Do or do not. There is no try.
    3. Repeat of number one for added emotional impact.
    4. Plotting the downfall of the lily-pads.
    5. Nom-nom-nom
    6. Eyes so blue that they’re purple
    7. I swish my tail back and forth
    8. Dead leaves living.
    9. Dance-partner
    10. I am invisible.
    11. Why didn’t we stop for directions?!

  2. Nick Muth says:

    1. Cue James Taylor’s “Mexico.”

    2. “Until I die, I’ll sing these songs on the shores of Babylon. Still looking for a home in a world where I belong.”
    -(from “Where I Belong,” last track off Switchfoot’s “Vice Verses” album).

    3. Butterfly drone. Destroyed target in foreground.

    4. Navy-SEAL in training.

    5. “I am FIRE! I am… DEATH!”

    6. “And God sent an angel to destroy Jerusalem. But as the angel was doing so, the Lord saw it and relented concerning the disaster and said to the angel who was destroying the people, “Enough! Withdraw your hand.” The angel of the Lord was then standing at the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.” -1 Chronicles 21:15

    7. “They were trampled in the winepress outside the city, and blood flowed out of the press, rising as high as the horses’ bridles for a distance of 1,600 stadia.” -Revelation 14:20

    Toddler Property Laws
    -If I like it, it’s mine.
    -If it’s in my hand, it’s mine.
    -If I can take it from you, it’s mine.
    -If I had it a little while ago, it’s mine.
    -If it’s mine, it must never appear to be yours in any way.
    -If I’m doing or building something, all the pieces are mine.
    -If it looks just like mine, it is mine.
    -If I saw it first, it’s mine.
    -If you are playing with something and you put it down, it automatically becomes mine.
    -If it’s broken, it’s yours!

    9. “The locusts looked like horses prepared for battle. On their heads they wore something like crowns of gold, and their faces resembled human faces. Their hair was like women’s hair, and their teeth were like lions’ teeth.” -Revelation 9:7-8

    10. “Then I saw three impure spirits that looked like frogs; they came out of the mouth of the dragon, out of the mouth of the beast and out of the mouth of the false prophet”. -Revelation 16:13

    11. “And God said, ‘Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky.'” -Genesis 1:20

  3. Hudson says:

    2. “I wonder if my muscles are flexing properly.”

  4. 1. And to dust you shall return.

    2. How beautiful upon the sand dunes are the feet of them who bring good news and cartwheels.

    3. Pete and Repeat where in a boat. Pete fell out. Who was left?

    4. “One spring afternoon I discovered a bowl on my desk, just a few inches of clear water in it. Floating on the surface was a flower petal… as I watched, it sank… just before it reached the bottom, it was transformed, into a wee fish. It was beautiful magic, wondrous to behold. The flower petal had come from a lily… your mother.”

    5. “Phendiwe had been unified because three Provinces cocooned themselves together and emerged as one strong, beautiful, free butterfly; that was the history lesson of the unification.”

    6. Spare the rod and spoil the child.

    7. And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him, invisible, on a black horse in a grey field.

    8. Which of you fathers, when your son asks for bread, will give him dead leaves?

    9. Prey continually.

    10. “The Nile will teem with frogs. They will come up into your palace and your bedroom and onto your bed, into the houses of your officials and on your people, and into your ovens and kneading troughs.”

    11. If the right side of your flying V-formation offend you, cut it off. It is better to enter Heaven flying sideways than with all your geese to enter hell.

  5. rdorman2014 says:

    My wing is a map. I will follow the migratory route given to me.

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