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by bell
Wed Mar 17, 2010 6:02 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: My Sins Weigh Heavily Upon Me
Replies: 0
Views: 794

My Sins Weigh Heavily Upon Me

I have sinned. Oh, how I have sinned! Greed I have, and envy: that is why I worked night and day, neglected friends and family. Sloth: for someday I wish to rest in luxury. Lust: unslaked these many years. Gluttony: in my dreams, so far. Vanity: I desire to be well thought of. And wrath I feel today...
by bell
Wed Mar 17, 2010 5:37 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Greeting Card
Replies: 9
Views: 1073

Re: Greeting Card

I think we just had Mothra's day in New York. Trees all over the place.
by bell
Wed Mar 17, 2010 5:11 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Nip and Tuck
Replies: 1
Views: 556

Nip and Tuck

The phone rang at the wee hour. “Doc?” said the voice. “I think my wife has appendicitis.” “Didn’t I take it out last year?” I muttered, half awake. “Yes,” sighed the man at the other end. I woke up a bit more. “Oh, right. New wife?” A heavier sigh emanated from the phone. “I wish. I wouldn’t be thi...
by bell
Wed Mar 17, 2010 4:54 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Politically Correct
Replies: 4
Views: 1064

Politically Correct

“So sad,” said Mrs Swift. “My son telling bigoted jokes. Is this how you were brought up?” Little Johnny Swift hung his head. “No,” he whispered. “We tried to set a good example for you,” said Mr Swift. “And now -- this. Do you realize how badly this might affect your future?” Little Johnny fidgeted...
by bell
Sat Mar 13, 2010 2:17 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Literary Offences
Replies: 3
Views: 618

Re: Literary Offences

And the inspiration:

The Immortal Bard by Isaac Asimov

http://www.angelfire.com/weird/ektomage ... /bard.html
by bell
Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:52 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Literary Offences
Replies: 3
Views: 618

Literary Offences

“Didn't you promise to bring back Mark Twain with your marvelous time machine?” asked Professor Smith (English). “I did bring him back,” said Professor Jones (Physics). “Beginning of the semester. But I had to return him to 19th century. He insisted.” “Oh no,” said Smith. “Was he offended by my Huck...
by bell
Fri Mar 12, 2010 1:39 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: troubles you think you got?
Replies: 2
Views: 515

troubles you think you got?

The obsessive compulsive manic depressive spatiotemporally dyslexic insomniac Zen Buddhist solipsistic metaphysicist stayed up night after hight, alternating terror and resignation, through summer and spring and winter and autumn and summer again, on Sundays, Saturdays, Fridays, Thursdays, Wednesday...
by bell
Thu Mar 11, 2010 9:50 pm
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Nine Billion Dirty Limericks
Replies: 5
Views: 2126

Nine Billion Dirty Limericks

“Don’t,” she said. “I have a feeling something apocalyptic will happen.” He laughed. “Like, what, the Clarke story?” She nodded. “Yes. Like that.” He hit ENTER. “Here goes. My computer is about to write every mathematically possible dirty limerick. You’ll have to sleep with me now. You promised.” Sh...