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Nuh-Uh, Zebra

Posted for a variety of prompts: Friday Flash-55, Meme Express (“true or false”) and Rockin’ Chair Writers (“Tell us what’s really on your mind.”).


Nuh-Uh, Zebra –
A Limericked Flash-55 on One Who Colors to Connive

You know, I venture not to gripe,
Except your ever-changing stripe –
Prevaricating without end,
As daily, every truth you bend –
Transforms reality to hype.

A different colored horse are you.
Your utterances ne’er are true.
For black is white, and white is black;
Beginning, you’ve no turning back.
Deceit has tainted our lives blue.


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8 comments:

  1. Well done Linda, this had thought provoking layers.

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  2. But if I was white with black or black with white, then you'd still not see me in the night and your wishes would not take flight.

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  3. Linda, I see you found your way to Galen's blog lol. I swear the internet is really easy to cross paths of people you know even if it is via Helium.

    Galen's a cool writer even though he'll deny his ability to find the words.

    Missy

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  4. Clever use of the prompts and very nicely written limericks.

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  5. That's great, Linda. As others said, it's very creative. And I always love the rhythm of a limerick!

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  6. WOW!!!!
    I think this a first as far as 55 topic choices are concerned...
    I LOVE IT!!!!

    This is very cool indeed...Thanks for playing, and please play again.
    Galen...

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