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Thursday, July 23, 2009

3 Word Wednesday CXLVII

Written for 3WW
The words this week are:
Cradle, Perfect, and Snare.

Here's mine:

VOODOO DOLL
"Oh, what a perfect day!" she exclaimed, opening the bedroom curtains. She rocked the cradle so violently that even the voodoo doll screamed. Picking it up, she stuffed its head between the springs under the snare drum.
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The American Sandwich game...

Flash Fiction in 51 syllables, with a poetic filling.

Write a piece of flash fiction in just three American Sentences.
Allen Ginsberg's American Sentence has seventeen syllables.
Your task is to use as few words as possible to fill the sandwich.

Take a bite...

17 comments:

  1. what a thing to do ! bah !! a different write :)

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  2. That will have got the beat going. I can hear the drums :-)

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  3. Andy, this fairly drips clever. Good stuff.

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  4. Andy, this went in a completely different direction and I, for one, really like your use of the words.

    Great stuff!

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  5. Oooh, while I've been loving all the poetry responses that I've been reading, it's nice to see some flash fiction. I love the image of the voodoo doll screaming. Well done. :)

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  6. LOL! Ouch?? Great writing!

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  7. hysterical- "so hard even the voodoo doll screamed" Your character is an odd one delivering torture.

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  8. I woke up with a sore head...that damn doll!

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  9. Love it. Nice little snippet of a strange reality. It reminds me of the movie "Coraline".

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  10. Great post-modern imageries in here!But hey!U hvn't visited me for a while!Pls c my new poem.

    www.deepteshpoetry.blogspot.com

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  11. A demented little nursery tale! Nice one, Andy!

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  12. I am just stumbling about. But I have now been caught by this interesting writing bug of Flash Fiction. I may have to give this a try.

    Interesting stuff.

    T

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  13. This is like a glimpse into a much longer tale. Enjoyed this!!

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  14. (Andy above comment is from "gel")

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  15. Love the voodoo doll one! That is great.

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