Some people just don’t understand that when I make a promise I actually mean it.
Yes I died but that isn’t going to stop us being together for eternity!
Months now and I still obsess.
Why did you fall, my delicious ice-cream?
Robots with laser-eyes came to the door.
‘Dear, are you expecting the end of humanity today?’ she said.
Why don’t we just skip this whole getting to know each other stuff and just get married?
Man, no one wants to have fun anymore.
Do you ever think sugar doesn’t actually come from sugar cane?
What if it’s people?
His hand inched slowly to hers. Though the lack of sobriety was clearly evident,they were young and mistakes needed to be made.
I think I know why I despise vegans so much.
They are practically as far away from being a zombie as possible.
Couldn’t care less less less less.
Now you’re gone gone gone gone.
I defeated my demons.
B6 sank their battleship.
They love you for your brains and your stamps.
Zombie postal worker.
I can see you.
Stupid mail order invisibility potion.
You think you look fat in those pants?
How about you take them off and I’ll give you a second opinion?
The second weekly winning is “Wings” by Laurie Meekis. Prize of $50 AUD. Go buy a pony. A very small pony. Perhaps to carry your keys on a collar around its neck.
Why I love “Wings”
The first sentence is so very formal and serious. This is an important ceremony! Then the second sentence reminds us that every ceremony we take part in was created by us – and maybe aren’t as formal as we pretend they are. I like it because it reminds us that even those of high-status in our society are people as well. I also like it because of the joking reference to sex in the midst of a very formal ceremony. Sex is entwined intimately with our experiences and an integral part.
Finally – I like it because I can imagine it so very clearly, the breaking wave of laughter, the stories that come from it. Based on a real life story it also has lived probably a thousand times in telling and retelling. Much fun.
Again it was hard
Another week and even more entries that I thought were simply fantastic (and which have moved up to the top of the ratings). Yes it was hard to choose a winner but please, don’t make it easy for me. Keep going!
Two weeks left
One more week and another whopping $50 AUD prize awarded! Then a week later I’ll be awarding the first ($150), second ($100) and third ($50) prizes.
Thank you all again for entering – I’ve been very much enjoying it and also enjoying following links back to sites to read your other writing.
I decided to invest my spare cash in body fat rather than shares.
When the famine comes then we’ll see who’ll be laughing.
Put my statement right there on the floor.
I’m going to stand by it.
He was Australian but he had an American accent.
He was thirty but he had spent two weeks in America when he was sixteen.
I’d like to be a pirate.
But then I’d be a pirate-ninja-zombie-lawyer-hippie-chef and that would be stupid.
I have a catalogue of every beautiful thing that exists.
(You’re on page 388372.)
Fucking Australia and all the fucking obsession with fucking sport!
“Some football player has sustained a papercut and is in doubt for this weekend, also three billion people have died from an unknown virus, BUT AGAIN, SOME FOOTBALL PLAYER HAS SUSTAINED A PAPERCUT!”
He claimed he like jazz.
He only said it to sound cool.