Friday, October 29, 2010

Magpie Tales #38


She entered the cemetery,
And ran a finger
Casually
Along the top of a tombestone
As she passed.

The chill night air
Blew back her short red dress,
Blew through her long red hair,
As she lifted her face
To the full moon
And smiled.

She stepped over
A tipped and broken headstone.
Stopped at the next,
A pristine marker,
And sat
Her shapely bottom down.

She pulled off her heels,
Stood
Throwing the shoes aside
And danced.

17 comments:

  1. smiles. nice write...i think i could dance as well....i like the unexpected....

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  2. Me 2 Brian. I was quite surprised that she...danced.

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  3. Hey you guys! Read down to that little delight entitled 'Love' and you will see "And we are left,/ Wondering where to hide the bodies" the couple 'hid the bodies' away from prying eyes!
    Must have been good to prompt a return for a celebratory dance!

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  4. She danced?? Well, good for her! Love that surprise ending!

    www.angiemuresan.com

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  5. Very nicely constructed. The sudden undercutting of expectation in the last two-word verse is beautifully handled.

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  6. Thank you all (and, um...I don't really have any bodies to hide, just the usual skeletons in the closet :o)

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  7. I simply love this Mag. Great take on the prompt. Love and Light, Sender

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  8. I love short red dress vs long red hair. Nice piece. Welcome to Magpie!

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  9. thanks Stafford for pointing out the following piece...whew dance of glee in a grave yard huh? Wow.

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  10. dancing on a tombstone? :-o
    surprise ending... well done..

    My Magpie

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  11. Hahaha - I like that Tumblewords!

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  12. your description is so vivid and live..
    masterful magpie!

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  13. I signed in to follow your blog,
    will place your link in our blog roll within 7 days.
    Hope to see you in out week 9 potluck.
    cheers.
    u rock!
    xxx

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