Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Lamentation Sixteen

Snog Warning

"Who cares about rain,"
she told him through their kiss. Both
caught their deaths of cold.

So just what has Magpie 141 got to be cheerful about? Read some and find out.

Monday, 15 October 2012

Lamentation Fifteen

Weight Watchers' Warning

(Midnight Snack, 1984, by Curtis Wilson Cost)

Don't count calories
or your gobbly midnight snacks.
Count your heart-attacks!

My pessimistic response to Magpie 139, here.

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Lamentation Fourteen

Two Haiku To Confuse

"Shall we dance?" "I need
a doctor!  Where've you sprung from?
The previous post . . . ?"

"And while we're at it -
Where's Lamentation Thirteen?"
"Don't look for bad luck!"

Serious writers will find rewarding Magies making better use of the Willow Manor prompt HERE.  The picture is:  Sick Woman, 1665, by Jan Steen