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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Vapors for Magpie Tales #138

Thanks to Tess Kincaid for the prompt image!

Sick Woman, 1665, by Jan Steen



thready pulse
stilled by sudden chills
fall vapors

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13 comments:

Helen said...

So appropriate for the season ...

Daydreamertoo said...

This made me smile. My mum used to have a handbag in which she always kept a small bottle of smelling salts. Memories. :)

Berowne said...

I told her to get that flu shot. :-()

thingy said...

Very clever, Tumblewords. I just could not think of anything this week. : )

gautami tripathy said...

I loved your take. You always wite so well..


healing power of the soul

Kay said...

i liked the seasonal twist...x

~T~ said...

Bundle up! Nice.

Lolamouse said...

I've had those! Time to make chicken soup!

Geraldine said...

this is wonderful sue. what a great prompt too. love those "ancient" words and phrases and all that they conjure up!

hyperCRYPTICal said...

Oh those chills...chicken soup would be good!

Anna :o]

Margaret said...

..I think I need the vapors.. :)

anthonynorth said...

Perfect for the time of year.

Little Nell said...

Ah so true, she needs plenty of fluids (and get rid of that 'quack' as soon as possible).