2015-04-02







sixpenceee
sixpenceee:This amazing sculpture is called The Caring Hand and is located in Glarus, Switzerland.
Comment by JTK.CA (http://NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com): 

Seeing this photo today reminds me of a poem I wrote a couple of decades ago, in which I imagined a “colossal, concrete hand,” a lot like that one! Enjoy my poem: 

“IT’S SO OBNOXIOUS!” by JTK.CA 

February Two. 
The groundhog saw his shadow. 
Six more weeks of winter. 

February Two. 
The shadow saw his groundhog 
And laughed in his face, 

**********Ho! Ho! Ho! 
**********It feels like spring; 
**********The snow is melting, 
**********And this poet 
**********Sits outside on a bench, 
**********Writing with his bare, warm hands **********Onto snowy-white paper, 

********************It’s so obnoxious 
********************The way that that song 
********************Playing on my radio 
********************Sings my biography! 
********************How did they know? 
********************How did they know? 

Snow melts into slush 
In the palm of a colossal, concrete hand, 
And its gargantuan, bulky fingers (curved like talons) 
Seem to exclaim the exclamation 
To birds flying overhead, 

**********Spring dances again! 
**********Welcome home, my friends! 

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen http://TadCreations.com & http://NudistPoet.com 
Guelph (pronounced “Gwelf”), Ontario, Canada, eh? 
JTK.CA@JTK.CA 
519­­-­830-4812 http://NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com
This amazing sculpture is called The Caring Hand and is located in Glarus, Switzerland.
Comment by JTK.CA (http://NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com):

Seeing this photo today reminds me of a poem I wrote a couple of decades ago, in which I imagined a “colossal, concrete hand,” a lot like that one! Enjoy my poem:

“IT’S SO OBNOXIOUS!” by JTK.CA

February Two.
The groundhog saw his shadow.
Six more weeks of winter.

February Two.
The shadow saw his groundhog
And laughed in his face,

**********Ho! Ho! Ho!
**********It feels like spring;
**********The snow is melting,
**********And this poet
**********Sits outside on a bench,
**********Writing with his bare, warm hands
**********Onto snowy-white paper,

********************It’s so obnoxious
********************The way that that song
********************Playing on my radio
********************Sings my biography!
********************How did they know?
********************How did they know?

Snow melts into slush
In the palm of a colossal, concrete hand,
And its gargantuan, bulky fingers (curved like talons)
Seem to exclaim the exclamation
To birds flying overhead,

**********Spring dances again!
**********Welcome home, my friends!

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen

http://TadCreations.com & http://NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced “Gwelf”), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­­-­830-4812
http://NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com




“IT'S SO OBNOXIOUS!” by JTK.CA

February Two.
The groundhog saw his shadow.
Six more weeks of winter.

February Two.
The shadow saw his groundhog
And laughed in his face,

**********Ho! Ho! Ho!
**********It feels like spring;
**********The snow is melting,
**********And this poet
**********Sits outside on a bench,
**********Writing with his bare, warm hands
**********Onto snowy-white paper,

********************It's so obnoxious
********************The way that that song
********************Playing on my radio
********************Sings my biography!
********************How did they know?
********************How did they know?

Snow melts into slush
In the palm of a colossal, concrete hand,
And its gargantuan, bulky fingers (curved like talons)
Seem to exclaim the exclamation
To birds flying overhead,

**********Spring dances again!
**********Welcome home, my friends!

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen

http://TadCreations.com & http://NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced “Gwelf”), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­­-­830-4812
http://NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

2015-04-01

“STRATEGIC CENSORSHIP” by JTK.CA

“STRATEGIC CENSORSHIP” by JTK.CA

My "Self-Portrait of Tad in Blue and Gray" strategically censored with my "Moonstruck" logo. My nudes are uncensored at http://NudeCreations.com, http://NudistPoet.com, and http://NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com.

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen

http://TadCreations.com & http://NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced “Gwelf”), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­­-­830-4812
http://NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

2015-03-26

http://JTK.CA ::: Some of Mom’s colourful crocheting in progress.

2015-03-22

“TAD CASTLE” by JTK.CA

“TAD CASTLE” by JTK.CA

I am Jonathan Tad Ketchen
( JTK.CA ).

My last name, Ketchen, was Kitchen several generations ago. Kitchen was an occupational surname, meaning, the Kitchens were not necessarily related to each other; they just did the same job. My ancestors were kitchen workers in a Scottish Lord’s castle, in Peebles, Scotland. They left Scotland for Canada in 1862, settling in Whitby, Ontario, later moving to Brucefield, Ontario.

My dad is a Presbyterian pastor, so I have lived all over Canada and the United States. I am now happily settled in Guelph (pronounced “Gwelf”), Ontario, Canada.

Best wishes to all of my fellow Ketchens!

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen

http://TadCreations.com & http://NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced “Gwelf”), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­­-­830-4812
http://NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

2015-03-17

http://JTKdotCA-poetry.blogspot.ca/2005/05/niagara-of-soul-self-portrait.html ::: I wrote that blog post 10 years ago. Revisiting my previous work, sometimes, my own eloquence blows me away. -- Humbly yours, Tad ;) <3

2015-03-12

“MOON & SATURN (2015-03-12 @ 03:25)” by JTK.CA

“MOON & SATURN (2015-03-12 @ 03:25)” by JTK.CA

I shot this from my balcony. Enjoy.

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen

http://TadCreations.com & http://NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced “Gwelf”), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­­-­830-4812
http://NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

2015-03-02

“BECAUSE I DON’T HAVE TO” by JTK.CA

“BECAUSE I DON’T HAVE TO” by JTK.CA

I share my http://NudistPoet.com and other sites online because I don’t have to. If I “had to,” I “wouldn’t.” I’ve always had an aversion to obligations. I just make up my life as I go along. To dig deeper into my brain, read http://bit.ly/TadsSevereOCD

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen

TadCreations.com & NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced “Gwelf”), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­­-­830-4812
NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

2015-02-24

“HUNK-NAPPING” by JTK.CA

“HUNK-NAPPING” by JTK.CA

As she handed him a cup of tea,
The man, who was chained to a chair,
Asked his abductor when he’d be free
And how many police were waiting out there.

She looked out the window, telling the man,
“I see no people outside;
Just squirrels and trees and a trickling stream.”

“I’m not holding you for ransom.
I just think you’re kind of handsome,
And I’d like to spend a day or two with you.”

© Tad ( http://JTK.CA ) NudistPoet
( http://NudeCreations.com )
a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen

2015-02-21

#StarWarsieSelfie “SELFIE UNDER A STUCCO CEILING, FAR, FAR AWAY” by JTK.CA

“SELFIE UNDER A STUCCO CEILING, FAR, FAR AWAY” by JTK.CA

#StarWarsieSelfie

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen

TadCreations.com & NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced “Gwelf”), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­­-­830-4812
NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

2015-02-18

“MOM & MIKE [my mother & my brother]” by JTK.CA

MOM & MIKE by JTK.CA

My mom, Evelyn, and my brother, Mike, each in their own little world. �� �� And I’m in my own little world, photographing them. �� ��

© Tad (JTK.CA) NudistPoet (NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen

TadCreations.com & NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced “Gwelf”), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519---830-4812
NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

2015-02-17

"SANTA FROG" by JTK.CA

"SANTA FROG" by JTK.CA

A gift from my best friend Kathie Anderson. :) While planning and executing this photo, I came up with the title, "SANTA FROG." My photographer friend Bob Housser told me I have a gift for titles. I think so too. ;)

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen

TadCreations.com & NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced "Gwelf"), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­-­830-4812
NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

2015-02-16

Short Film starring Tad's former Valparaiso University photography classmate, Sara Steinbrueck! :)


No Matter How Far from Chalant Films on Vimeo.


"No Matter How Far" https://vimeo.com/72460024 ● Co-star Sara Steinbrueck was my photography classmate at Valparaiso University in 1994! She stars with her husband Paul Streufert.

— Tad ( http://JTK.CA ) NudistPoet ( http://NudeCreations.com ) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen

TadCreations.com & NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced "Gwelf"), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­-­830-4812
NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

2015-02-15

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen
TadCreations.com & NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced "Gwelf"), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­-­830-4812
NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

"CANADIAN JOKE" by JTK.CA

"CANADIAN JOKE" by JTK.CA

Since yesterday was Valentine's Day,
is today CHOCOLATE BOXING DAY?

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen

TadCreations.com & NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced "Gwelf"), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­-­830-4812
NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

Scroll down a bit. Designed to work as my cover photo, without having to reposition it on tumblr & twitter.

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen
TadCreations.com & NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced "Gwelf"), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­-­830-4812
NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

2015-02-14

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen
TadCreations.com & NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced "Gwelf"), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­-­830-4812
NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com
© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen
TadCreations.com & NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced "Gwelf"), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­-­830-4812
NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

"WINTERSCAPE" by JTK.CA

"WINTERSCAPE" by JTK.CA

The third storey view from my parents' condo unit's living room.

© Tad (http://JTK.CA) NudistPoet (http://NudeCreations.com) a.k.a. Jonathan Tad Ketchen

TadCreations.com & NudistPoet.com
Guelph (pronounced "Gwelf"), Ontario, Canada, eh?
JTK.CA@JTK.CA
519­-­830-4812
NudeCreations.TUMBLR.com

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