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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Gauguin for Magpie Tales #117


Thanks again to Tess Kincaid who prompts writers with another image.

The Meal, 1891, by Paul Gauguin



without fire
one knife and citrus
you go first


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22 comments:

kaykuala said...

Just right to pare dessert,Sue!

Hank

izzy said...

Yup- well watch the finners-!!! ")

Brian Miller said...

hungry enough, i wont hesitate...smiles. kids always want someone to go first...lol

Selma said...

You are such an incredible poet. Gaugin would be proud!

Jacqui Binford-Bell said...

Nice allusion to the conversation.

Trellissimo said...

Luckily, bananas need no knives...

Lyn said...

So short...and yet so full of life..you did this so well!

sandy said...

Wonderful!
I am sure they all want to be first.

Linda said...

You always manage to say so much with such an economy of words. Thank you for sharing, Tumblewords. =D

Joan Tucker said...

love it, jt

undercaws.com said...

Rich, and in the moment.

Mad Kane said...

Nicely done!

Madeleine Begun Kane

Dave King said...

Very cleverly done. So many allusions all wrapped in a few words. How's that for density?

Laurie Kolp said...

These few words say so much.

Helen said...

Simple, to the point, nice.

zongrik said...

those kids are just waiting and looking around, you're right

Carrie Burtt said...

Nice take on the prompt....:-)

Kat Mortensen said...

Interesting. That really expresses the possibility of poverty and a propriety, nonetheless.

Tess Kincaid said...

You go first...I love it!

Sue said...

Love the way your words tumble.

;)

Karen S. said...

Will there be room for a third too! Nicely done!

manicddaily said...

Wonderfully crisp! Lovely. k.