Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Short Story

A nice girl settled
for a piece of possible
and died of boredom.

For the April Heights Haiku Challenge

21 comments:

beccagivens said...

Poor darling!! :)
Day 11 ~~ Possible

Kerry O'Connor said...

Ugh!!

ab said...

"a piece of possible" -- I think we've all settle for it at one time or another...great piece MZ.

hedgewitch said...

Ouch. That shoe is pinching exactly where it fits.

Sylvia K said...

Ouch indeed!! And it does pinch!!

Mary said...

Moral: Possible is not good enough.

Grace said...

Ouch...Nice one MZ ~

Fireblossom said...

This is so good, I read it straight through without stopping!

Smart assedness aside, this is pure MZ. A life in ten words. Show off!

Fred Rutherford said...

Definitely another strong case for never settling. very nicely done. Thanks

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

One piece of possible, please!

Oh, sorry, just kidding! :)

“Maybe Raven Knows”

Laurie Kolp said...

Brilliant, MZ!

Brian Miller said...

settling will certainly do that...and boredom is a long life..

Claudia said...

ugh..not good..much said in few words..

Susie Clevenger said...

Just settling is so painful. You have stated it well.

Paige said...

whoa, powerful and true for so many.

Cheryl said...

Oh man! Ain't that the truth.

happygirl said...

I was thinking of writing about "settling" today. Inspirational.

Anonymous said...

Shay's comment was hilarious. :)

A common tale, I suppose. So where's the contrasting piece? I'm sue she died of something too.

Shawna
rosemarymint.wordpress.com

Sherry Blue Sky said...

OMG and multiply this by millions!!!!! Good one! Says it all.

Anonymous said...

"sue" = "sure" in case you didn't figure it out on your own

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unsungpoet said...

Short and maybe not-so-sweet, but to the point...