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Wednesday, September 17, 2008


3WW CIII says: I’m ThomG, and I blog over at Surface Tension. And starting this Wednesday, I’ll be here, too. Doling out three words (today: providence, agree, execute) for your Wednesday writing needs. Write something using the words. Comment here - then go out and check out everyone else’s posts. Comment there, too. This is a writers’ community. Feedback is healthy.

Please join in and play along with this energetic meme.

So, in that spirit, I offer this piece of weirdness and hope you can't guess how long I slaved over this pittance.


providence came knocking
thundered in without delay
the inmate wouldn't agree
to plead a second chance
or show any remorse,
so with little choice
the judge elected
to execute



paisley said...

ouch... but ever bit to the taxpayers advantage......

Linda Jacobs said...

I like how the shape of the poem follows the shape of his life! Well done!

Lucy said...

great job tumble!

TD said...

After reading this, I feel badly both for the inmate and for the judge. For the inmate because his pride limits him. For the judge because the law limits him.

A good, thoughtful piece.

anthonynorth said...

So matter of fact. As it no doubt happens.

RachelRenae said...

Seamless. Great job.

gautami tripathy said...

Judges have tough jobs..