Friday, June 28, 2013

The Secret Life of Socks

    Image by susandayley@wordpress.com

I wonder, sometimes,
      about the space-time continuum,
          and the economy and global warming.
             But today
I wonder about socks.

I wonder why one sock wears through
     before its mate.

I wonder where all my missing socks go.
     Is there a single sock parade somewhere
          in a parallel universe
               that I’m not invited to?

I wonder…


These 55 fanciful words are for G-man's FF55.  Click on the link and check it out.

22 comments:

  1. When my socks go missing, I think: this stinks ;-)
    Nice one.

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  2. The sock monster is behind it all

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  3. I have read there is a Lost Sock Planet. The worm hole to enter that dimension is within the dryer.

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    1. Yes...that must be in the back of my dryer! lol

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  4. ha. i think there is a sock dimension somewhere...they escape through the dryer to this place where they party and forget the way home...smiles.

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    1. That must be some colorful party! lol

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  5. Those lost socks . . . they accumulate in a remote Tardis along with the world's lost ball-point pens.

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    1. That's why the TARDIS needs to be bigger on the inside - to fit all the socks!!! lol

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  6. This ones easy!
    It's the Natural Order telling you that socks should NEVER cover
    Your Crimson Tipped Tootsies.
    You'd best be believing THAT!
    Loved your pensive 55 Mary Bach
    Thanks for playing, thanks for the whimsy
    Have a Kick Ass Week End

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    1. Hahaha - Galen! Too funny. Thanks for hte 55 forum and you have a great weekend too!

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  7. I love this ... try under the washing machine agitator, it's where I find mine!

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    1. A good hiding place for sure. But I don't have an agitator, so mine must be in that parallel universe somewhere! lol

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  8. I've often wondered the same...I picture them escaping from the washer...one sock helping the other..."You go! It's okay. I'll escape next time." :)

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    1. Lol -- yes...and quickly sneaking away.

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  9. Let me know when you figure it out, 'cuz my socks are probably right there with yours! Fun read, Mary!

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  10. The socks are having a conspiracy. They have a machine that takes them through time, and....

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