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Post by eddie on Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:02 pm

Took three hours to write this. Suspect

So here's an example, a random one I found online:




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Post by Guest on Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:06 pm

Passion died, life sucked, I didn't.

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Post by eddie on Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:15 pm

Tee hee nice one

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Post by HoratioTarr on Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:17 pm

What a stupid concept, she said.
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Post by Guest on Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:19 pm

'GET UP!'  'FUCK OFF!'  Teenage problems!

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Post by eddie on Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:20 pm

Have to mention the best one of all as its the famous one:

For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.

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Post by Guest on Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:21 pm

eddie wrote:Have to mention the best one of all as its the famous one:

For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.


That is so sad, doesn't need any more words.

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Post by Guest on Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:23 pm

Met, married, divorced, joy, knowledge, disappointment

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Post by eddie on Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:25 pm

In her arms, was the world.

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Post by Guest on Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:27 pm

Sun rises but no Earth left.

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Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:29 am

I couldn't stop hurting my friends.

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Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:34 am

Years later, she regretted it, though.

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Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:35 am

It seemed harmless in the moment.

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Post by eddie on Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:38 am

After having woken, she was furious.

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Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:49 am

Again, he was hungover and ashamed.

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Post by eddie on Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:53 am

The answer was in the bottle!

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Post by >THE Ben Reilly< on Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:56 am

Each morning seemed a greater challenge.

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Post by eddie on Sat Jul 23, 2016 8:06 am

Only his dog, knew his secret.

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Post by WhoseYourWolfie on Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:19 pm



"Turn on, tune in, drop out."
Timothy Leary..

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Post by WhoseYourWolfie on Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:28 pm

Smile

"Turn off, tune out, drop in."

I first saw this counter-counterculture slogan appearing on T-shirts and posters back in the '90s, if memory serves...

The story of our times  ?             clown

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Post by Syl on Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:57 pm

It was good while it lasted.

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Post by Syl on Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:58 pm

eddie wrote:Have to mention the best one of all as its the famous one:

For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.

That brought a tear to my eye....so poignant.

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Post by eddie on Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:51 pm

Hemingway, Syl. It gets studied in colleges sometimes (though I seem to remember there being something about him stealing a short story about an ad selling baby's pram and simply reducing it to six words?)

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Post by Syl on Sat Jul 23, 2016 5:57 pm

I don't think I have ever heard it before...the 6 word short story is new to me too.

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Post by eddie on Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:39 pm

I tried Haiku once, it's quite hard and after dabbling with it for a while I decided it was rubbish.

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