Saturday, March 9, 2013

Sauce for the Gander


"But Madam Justice, she is just a knee-high child."  
Crowd nods. 
"Stand her on a chair if it assuages your guilt...." 
Crowd gasps. 
".....Stone her lest I feed her to the rats!" 
Crowd--
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Trifextra Week Fifty-Eight-
 This weekend, we want you to give us a thirty-three response using the word stone as one of your thirty-three words."
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15 comments:

  1. How very horrific!What a choice-poor child & poor helpless crowd too!Power packed 33,I have to admit,love it:-)

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    1. I echo that. DAMN! Excellent writing. What a scene you have crafted here!!! :D

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  3. Great storytelling in 33 words. How'd you do that?

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    1. You can quote me if you want to ;-)

      But no, just a bit of flash fiction I coughed up.

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  5. How horrific! Very good writing.

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  6. Eek! Made me cringe. Scared me a bit, too!

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  7. Wow, great job painting this scene in only 33 words. Quite impressive!

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  8. Very nicely done! Shocking at the end!

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  9. I love the way you've ended this. It tells us everything! Good job.

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  10. Remarkable how you've managed to etch whole characters in just 33 words- a mean judge, a sympathetic crowd (as opposed to the usual baying for blood mass) and a poor, helpless child. Good work!

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  11. to hold so much power as this one judge . . .

    sigh

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  12. Whew. So much story here, in so few words. Excellent.

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