Saturday, December 5, 2015

2 Reasons

There are two reasons why I love you,
one why I don't.

1. The things you say. You're a silver-tongued devil, such a testament talker.

2. The sight of you spills me, inside of myself. I overbalance, warmly.

And the other?

1. Someone killed us both, but we got up again, hipsway walkers--

One proud, one guilty.
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A flash 55 for the cauldron of the fearsome and powerfully magical Hedgewitch at Real Toads.

21 comments:

Gillena Cox said...

very interesting

much love...

rhymeswithbug.com said...

love that second reason! 😉

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Yes, I like that second reason best, too. Also "hipsway walkers".

Patricia A. McGoldrick said...

Quite a twosome!

brudberg said...

Yes guilt can do that.

grapeling said...

no one gives voice like you, Shay ~

hedgewitch said...

Again you do with 55 words what others can't do with 5500. Love is first of all about affinity, and attraction about the compulsion of opposites to know each other however briefly or incompletely, in that dance. Here you make the convoluted tangle straight and simple, boiled down to that one last phrase...seems to me your own cauldron is simmering along nicely.

kaykuala said...

A good-looking talker will always triumph. The degree of influence makes the difference.

Hank

Outlawyer said...

A real short story here--short and not so sweet, yet also sweet. Thanks. k.

Mama Zen said...

Oh, I love this! Every word. Every word.

Other Mary said...

Love it! This is sort of like Thelma and Louise and Walking Dead all rolled up in one, and yet completely not.

ஜிப்சி பனி said...

Damn, Shay. I have so many things to say about this piece. But you know I'm all about brevity. So ... right on. I think her shirt adds a lot to the story.

Sioux said...

"The sight of you spills me..." is lovely.

Marian said...

Gotta watch out for those testament talkers.

Buddah Moskowitz said...

I identify with the guilty one. Excellent.

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

I am making the 'you' be the bike in the photo. it kinda fits.

Carol Campbell said...

Defeating death, the ultimate empowering act! Well said!

Susie Clevenger said...

Ok...I'm guilty. That's the tune I'm singing lately. :)

Lynn said...

Wow!

Cloudia said...

Hooked by the pic - stayed for yer words

Margaret said...

Clever little mystery at the end... but I can understand being overly charmed by a smooth talker. So late in commenting but 1st down time I've had all week. Hope the 12 days of Christmas are not too hectic :)