Friday, 9 July 2010

To everything there is a season

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He had remortgaged so the play’s failure made him homeless. Over the years, he hadn’t worn well so the receptionist, once as famous as he, unknowingly handed over his medication and he left untouched by the love she had to give.
Watching them, a writer sketched out a play that was to make him famous.

Random Word: iatrogenic

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  1. Oh yes, definately an ironic deep piece! Loved it!

  2. P.S. How did you get the labels thingy at the bottom of your blog?

  3. good for the ever observant writer to notice and immortalize it for us...if only they ever knew their place in history...smiles. nice 55.

    mine is up!

  4. how strange the twists of fate can be. well captured.

  5. We immortalize some & some immortalize us...

  6. A dance scripted then brought to bloom from prying eyes. Great 55. My 55 is HERE .

  7. This doesn't bode well..
    Most excellent 55 My Friend.
    And thanks for the 'Noir' quote on my blog.
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End...G

  8. life is unpredictable,
    what a awakening 55.
    mine is up!

  9. You've neatly captured the cycle of life and its highs and lows with this 55.

    Good one!

  10. That's life in the arts for you. The difference between success and failure but a mortgage away.

  11. The ups and downs of life brilliantly captured. Well done. Excellent 55. Have a wonderful weekend :)

  12. Perfect capture of what we call LIFE !!!

  13. Yep, iatrogenic,now that's a word!
    Thanks for the William Blake quote, I have not read much of him, will go get a book. But found this poem so fun:
    The Labyrinth
    by Robert P. Baird

    Torn turned and tattered
    Bowed burned and battered
    I took untensed time by the teeth........
    ....Over a windcloaked nightsoaked starpoked sea
    To drop me where? Deep in a decadent’s dream.

    keep sending info and writing!

  14. I sometimes wonder what the people that i "borrow from" would think if they realized their part in my fiction? :)

    Nice 55. Also, thanks so much for the Longfellow poem in your comment on my site...I hadn't read that one before (or if I had, I had forgotten...and that's probably the more likely!).


  15. Ah, life seems so unfair, at times, doesn't it?

  16. Such irony, and lost opportunities. Great 55.

  17. A very interesting 55. Lives in their cycles.


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This blog was inspired by First 50 words where you freewrite from a single word prompt. I use random words or images to create flash fiction in formats ranging from twitter postcards to short short stories.