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Postby xcheck24 » Fri Nov 03, 2006 12:48 pm

people don't still write pretentious haikus? :lol:
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Postby LilacWine » Fri Nov 03, 2006 3:23 pm

"All writing is pretentious" she wrote.
"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Joan Didion (1934 - )

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Postby xcheck24 » Fri Nov 03, 2006 3:35 pm

His bones crunched as he fell
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Postby pengwenn » Sat Nov 04, 2006 2:29 am

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Postby Anblick » Sat Nov 04, 2006 3:36 am

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Postby Anblick » Sat Nov 04, 2006 3:41 am

His disguise was his final downfall.
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Postby cherbo86 » Sat Nov 04, 2006 4:35 pm

Empty alter. Crowd waiting. Hushed whispers.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
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Postby pengwenn » Mon Nov 13, 2006 1:10 pm

She wished for a better life.
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Postby Anblick » Mon Nov 13, 2006 7:02 pm

The mugging changed her life forever.
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Postby JillStar » Mon Nov 13, 2006 7:04 pm

It ended like a bad poem.
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Postby Anblick » Mon Nov 13, 2006 7:08 pm

Standing on the ledge, he lept.
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Postby Mlou » Tue Nov 14, 2006 11:50 am

Hey 'blick, how about: Standing on the ledge, he hesitated.
That way it ends with suspense. Does he or doesn't he? :-D
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...


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Postby pengwenn » Tue Nov 14, 2006 12:02 pm

Pointing gun, she pulled the trigger.
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Postby Anblick » Tue Nov 14, 2006 7:20 pm

Mlou wrote:Hey 'blick, how about: Standing on the ledge, he hesitated.
That way it ends with suspense. Does he or doesn't he? :-D


Yeah, but did he leap to another ledge? building? safety net? death?

How high was the ledge?

Was he a BASE jumper?

Why did he leap is the real crux of the story IMHO...
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Postby JillStar » Tue Nov 14, 2006 7:28 pm

If different, he would be mine.
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Postby Anblick » Tue Nov 14, 2006 7:55 pm

She fled.

He followed.

It's over.
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Postby LilacWine » Thu Nov 16, 2006 1:21 pm

Watch for the sequel, coming soon.
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Postby Mlou » Thu Nov 16, 2006 1:35 pm

It was over.

But not quite!
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby pengwenn » Thu Nov 16, 2006 2:52 pm

She knew why she wasn't happy.
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Postby Olsenpotter » Fri Nov 17, 2006 2:52 pm

Make-up covers the bruise very nicely.
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Postby pengwenn » Fri Nov 17, 2006 2:59 pm

oh nice one olsenpotter.


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Postby Olsenpotter » Fri Nov 17, 2006 3:29 pm

Some times things just come out.
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Postby Mlou » Fri Nov 17, 2006 4:26 pm

Do I sense a sadistic trend here? :shock:
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Postby Olsenpotter » Fri Nov 17, 2006 4:34 pm

I can only hope against Hope.
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Postby LilacWine » Fri Nov 17, 2006 9:36 pm

Against Faith and Charity as well.
"I write entirely to find out what I'm thinking, what I'm looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear." -- Joan Didion (1934 - )



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