February 1, 2017

WORDS FOR WEDNESDAY

Hoar Frost

My mind a perfect blank
until the really darling
doctor
approached with a can
to freeze
a needle to poke
a sponge to sop the tears
of agony from the
destruction
of my acceptance
the pause
in my transient belief
the shot would be
painless.


(The word choices.)  I didn't use all of the words, but those I used I used passionately.

clan
hoary
pretend
sponge
destruction
bones
______________
blank
transient
indulge
train
gooseberries
painful 

Mumblings is in charge of Words for Wednesday this month.

5 comments:

  1. Good for you. Very emotive. Hoping there was less pain and tears!

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  2. You did well. Dear doctor....prod with that needle gently.

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  3. Needles. Our lives are filled with needles. Probably why I am becoming an old curmudgeon.

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  4. I haven't been stuck with a needle (other than when I'm sewing) in I don't know how long. Thankfully...

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