Monday, November 15, 2010

microfiction Monday – R and J, redux


Susan’s Picture:

cactusman

My Story:

Roland and Jules knew it would never work. 
They came from different 
socio-economic backgrounds: 
Roland's poncho - dazzling, 
Jules' - dull.

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Write a story in 140 characters
using the picture Susan provides as inspiration.

microfictionmonday[2]


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36 comments:

  1. LOL. Opposites don't attract!

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  2. Hee hee...at least Roland has that fancy poncho going for him because, quite honestly, he's really not "all that"!

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  3. A modern take on an age-old theme - this made me laugh :-)

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  4. they can still be friends, don't they?

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  5. And never the twain shall meet! LOL :)

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  6. LOL. I hope there's still a chance to work it out.

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  7. Very creative! I guess style does matter.

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  8. Romeo and Juliet redux, Very nice!

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  9. Oh, great one, Nessa! The modern Romeo and Juliet! Nope, probably never work, opposites may attract, but not for long! Have a great week!

    Sylvia

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  10. My husband would disagree. He says if you're both alike, one of you is unnecessary. He should know, being married to his exact opposite for 35 years!

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  11. That made me grin! Oh to be cursed with a dull poncho. Life can be so cruel.

    Have a wonderful week!

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  12. ah but its what is under the poncho that matters you know...smiles.

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  13. So love didn't conquer all this time, I guess. I like your unique take on this week's pic!

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  14. Good one, Nessa. Leave it to the writer to put these characters in.I hope Jules instigated this split. I would hate for her to lose her donkey.
    ..

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  15. Thanks for the the giggle Nessa, I need to get writing but I've gotten out of my pattern. ~ Calico Contemplations

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  16. I loved it! Probably not going to be a happy couple. LOL.

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  17. Even if they had thought it would work, their families would likely have interfered! Loved your modern take on this...
    Have a great week. Cheers.

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  18. very creative Nessa I had to chuckle when I saw the Romeo and Juliet tags very cute take on it!

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  19. two ships (or Burros) that passed in the night.

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  20. Everyone keeps picking on the poor cape man's clothes-LOL! Funny...

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  21. Ah, but can they quit each other?

    Good job as usual, Nessa:)

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  22. Too bad fashion differences got in the way.

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  23. sometimes opposites attract ~ even though Jules and Roland are poles apart as long as there's cacti in sight their joined at the heart ~ shame they have to live out their days in the desert :) although perhaps the odd cacti in a plantpot would suffice ~ only time could tell :)
    Oh dear!!
    have a great week
    Lib

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  24. Got a little Broke Back goin' on?

    :)

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  25. I can truly say this is the first time I have heard of a poncho being described as dazzling. Love it!

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  26. How it goes and goes and goes again. Well written.

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  27. oh that's too bad, they would have been so happy together...

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  28. If they really cared they would have tried harder.

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  29. Tsk. We make such fine lines of distinction.

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  30. The dazzling poncho was so off-putting that never the twain shall meet. Quite a lesson in superficiality and very cleverly rendered!
    :)

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  31. This made me laugh. Love it.

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