Writer’s Island: Quest

5 Dec
Drawbridge

A bit of fluff for a Sunday morning.  Thanks for the fun, Writer’s Island; and thanks to my editor, Vivinfrance.

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Mission: Improbable

You suggest
a quest is best –
some sort of test –
to prove my love and devotion.

I respectfully suggest
you retract your request,
lest I reach a
why-not-push-you-in ocean.

Hmm.  I like that notion.

 

21 Responses to “Writer’s Island: Quest”

  1. vivinfrance December 5, 2010 at 10:37 #

    I enjoy your bits of fluff! Suggestion: ‘why-not-push-YOU-in ocean’ – forget the question mark as it interrupts the flow. You start with YOU, so why not finish in the same person?

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    • Tilly Bud December 5, 2010 at 12:11 #

      YOU are a genius! Thanks Viv; I’ll change it now.

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      • vivinfrance December 6, 2010 at 10:03 #

        Oops. I should have done that on fbf. But thanks for the credit!

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        • Tilly Bud December 6, 2010 at 21:04 #

          No, it’s fine. You know I have no problem with helpful critiquing. 🙂 I didn’t post it on there anyway, so you couldn’t have.

          Have another smile 🙂

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  2. Flying Monkey December 5, 2010 at 12:09 #

    This made me laugh out loud. Lovely fluff for a Sunday morning 🙂

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    • Tilly Bud December 5, 2010 at 12:15 #

      Making readers happy is what laughing housewives like best 🙂

      Thanks for stopping by 🙂

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  3. Mary December 5, 2010 at 14:44 #

    Good and clever fluff for a Sunday morning! Got my day off to a cheery start!

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  4. pamela December 5, 2010 at 18:44 #

    Tilly,
    Thanks for a laugh over my morning coffee.
    Pamela

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  5. liv2write2day December 5, 2010 at 19:45 #

    Know that feeling. Fun way to start the day.

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    • Tilly Bud December 6, 2010 at 13:03 #

      I swear it’s not autobiographical. Much. 🙂

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  6. alienhippy December 5, 2010 at 22:24 #

    This made me giggle….thank you.
    Love and hugs. xx 🙂

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  7. Judy Roney December 6, 2010 at 04:27 #

    This was cute and gave me a good laugh.

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  8. slpmartin December 6, 2010 at 05:09 #

    Got a chuckle out of this one..thanks!

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  9. Musings December 6, 2010 at 07:58 #

    This is certainly a fun poem. Thank you for the smile.

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  10. Amanda Moore December 6, 2010 at 22:10 #

    I had to laugh out loud this is very cute! Have we all been in this place before? I wonder….

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I welcome your comments but be warned: I'm menopausal and as likely to snarl as smile. Wine or Maltesers are an acceptable bribe; or a compliment about my youthful looks and cheery disposition will do in a pinch.

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