Monday, 1 October 2012

Magpie 137



DISAPPOINTMENT

They found her body, fork in hand,
Beneath the window sill.
She'd said they didn't understand
That she'd been feeling ill.

And afterwards, there was much talk;
Who'd get the spoon? and who, a fork?
Alas, her friends are grieving still.
For Sally never left a Will.
 
(With thanks to Tess at Magipe Tales for the picture)

22 comments:

  1. A fine story, very cleverly told...

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  2. That's what happens when you mess with Uri Geller tricks. The picture looks much more sinister than your light-hearted ditty.

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    1. I agree. The picture is seriously weird!

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  3. Is that a Francesca Woodman photo?

    And very Gorey-ish poem!

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    1. Hmmm. I'll have to get back to you on that one...

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  4. You gave us a fine twist at the end ...

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  5. Oh this hits home...Sadly it is all about who gets the "stuff" in the end.

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  6. A lesson for us all - make a will.

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  7. There is certainly no "Disappointment" in the quality of this sad tale, Francis. You are so clever! Thank you for forking over so willingly, this little rhyme. =D

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  8. Hehehe! Nice one - again! :)

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  9. How to share
    the flatware?
    Oh, dear.

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  10. I want the silver spoon....lol :-)

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