Category Archives: Trifecta

Tropical Chill

“‘Tis too hot to hoot. Sit, instead and smile. prop up your foot and stay awhile.” Of this I approved, for I wanted to chat. So I sat and removed my Tahiti hat. —- Advertisements

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Loveless Drought

Once fertile soil is cause to pout, devoid of fruit, despite my toil – withering leaves in loveless drought. Does your heart reap in other soil? I’ll worm out truth, cast away doubt. —-

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That Wasn’t What I Meant

Sunlight fades upon our date. “No more charades,” she said, “its late.” Trying to guess her true intent, “So do you think it’s time to go?” And with a wink she whispered, low, “That wasn’t what I meant.”

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Colors of the Past

Aromatic wisps. Another’s fragrance ignites the imagination. Scorches a frail heart. Scars feed determination to dazzle at all costs . Drastic solutions emerge in the peroxide basin. Myopic foresight bleaches memories of the past . —-

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Lab Trial Ninety-Nine

Laboratory trial ninety-nine: It was bacilliform sample thirty-three. Within hours, the bacteria multiplied unpredictably in petri dishes. Rats fully incubated the “infection” within weeks of birth. No doubts linger, I discovered the source. This has ramifications of which we never … Continue reading

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Not a Morning Person

A warning, true, that you ignored brings much ado and your reward. This time it’s bad, you woke the dead! A curse, my lad, is on your head: Go make me some coffee! —-

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Building Brothers

At the time, I didn’t know his name. Martin turned out to be a fine man. But our introduction was hidden behind tears. His tears. “Pick up the weapon and hold it shoulder high!” was the plain, if loudly spoken, … Continue reading

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