Gardening

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Lucy Jayne
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Gardening

Postby Lucy Jayne » Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:18 am

Working together we dig the new flowerbed in the pouring rain. Each drop stings as it hits my numb hands, the coldness seeping into my core.

My best friend describes her vision, a rainbow of colour designed to cover eleven months. She turns each clod with gusto, her enthusiasm contagious. A line of new plants waits to be positioned in the fresh flowerbed, many of them specifically bee friendly.

I promised to help again today, so here I am.

I plant a young Rosemary above where I believe her heart is positioned. She paid the price for tempting my husband.

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Re: Gardening

Postby plasticastle » Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:10 am

XD I LOVE IT!
nice one Lady Jayne, now if you'ill excuse me i'm off to do some gardening.
Seriously though, my drabble is up there

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Re: Gardening

Postby SpareInch » Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:15 am

Remind me to be on my very best behaviour if I'm ever in your neck of the woods. :)

I loved the twist at the end. ;)
The truth may be out there, but lies are inside your head.

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Re: Gardening

Postby Chairman Goodchild » Thu Oct 30, 2014 1:10 pm

Very well written, I think.

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Re: Gardening

Postby tibbi » Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:47 pm

Oooo, nice. Excellent ending
And thus ends my $.02. :)

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Re: Gardening

Postby Penman Bland » Fri Oct 31, 2014 5:08 pm

SpareInch wrote:Remind me to be on my very best behaviour if I'm ever in your neck of the woods. :)


I don't know as that would matter; it looks like the perception of the behaviour is what counts.

Also loved it.
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Re: Gardening

Postby Caustic Reverie » Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:39 pm

Great work!

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Re: Gardening

Postby unreliable narrator » Sat Nov 01, 2014 8:32 pm

Good twist! Keep em coming!!!
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Re: Gardening

Postby Lucy Jayne » Thu Nov 06, 2014 10:38 pm

Thank you for the lovely comments and sorry for the delay in replying - I spend a lot of time running around after my two lively children :-)

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Re: Gardening

Postby SpareInch » Sat Nov 08, 2014 4:13 pm

Lucy Jayne wrote:Thank you for the lovely comments and sorry for the delay in replying - I spend a lot of time running around after my two lively children :-)


You know what they say, Lucy Jayne. "Silence is golden...and Duct Tape is silver!" :evil:
The truth may be out there, but lies are inside your head.

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Re: Gardening

Postby PB&Jellyphish320 » Mon Nov 10, 2014 12:11 am

I love how this story seemed perfectly sweet and normal up until the last second. I am a little confused however as weather it's narrator's best friend who'd previously helped her in the garden that has now become mulch . . . or was this a different unnamed person and the friend is just helping out (as good friends should).
~ What's that in the mirror, or the corner of your eyes. What's those footsteps following but never passing by . . .

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