Saturday, July 05, 2014

Flash Fiction 55

Fifty-five proof 

I'd sip it from a Liqueur Glass
And not swig it down like the clown
The village clown who sits and swigs
He swigs his gin like I'd drink beer 
But I won't even swig my own
anise-flavored Absenthe cause
I'm a tea-totaler straight, a Hill
Billy Boy from the Bible Belt

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Picture and Poem Copyright, © 2014 Jimmiehov, All Rights Reserved.

[The picture is my 'screen print' from the Wikipedia linked Absenthe word in the poem]
Today I'm linked with Mama Zen  at the Real Toads, Flash Fiction 55 (link)

-- M.Z's. instructions were:  "Give me something hot and fresh in 55 words; no more, no less."  I did use ONLY 55 words, title included, counted by Microsoft Word.  The logo I used is from her post at the Real Toads link.
-- Today's poem is entirely fiction, not one iota relates to ME.

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At Saturday, July 05, 2014 4:06:00 PM, Blogger Hannah said...

Tea indeed!

At Saturday, July 05, 2014 10:09:00 PM, Blogger Margaret said...

Ah, the good old Bible Belt. They do have great tea. But it is even better spiked. ;).

At Sunday, July 06, 2014 4:04:00 AM, Blogger Kerry O'Connor said...

What fun, Jim!

At Sunday, July 06, 2014 4:21:00 AM, Blogger audrey` said...

Wow! 55 words exactly, Dr Jim :)

At Sunday, July 06, 2014 7:46:00 AM, Blogger Fireblossom said...

Coca-cola for me, too, Jim. I want you to know that I was tickled that you compared my wampus cat to Mustang Sally. I think she would have approved.

At Sunday, July 06, 2014 11:44:00 AM, Blogger Maude Lynn said...

Another Bible Belt tea-totaler here!

At Sunday, July 06, 2014 11:56:00 AM, Blogger Marian said...

straight edge. i'm no bible-belter but am a late-blooming tea-totaler. or is that tee-totaler? *running off to look*

At Sunday, July 06, 2014 12:27:00 PM, Blogger Magaly Guerrero said...

Coffee and fruit juice for me. I'm kind of watchful of most drinks that look radioactive.

At Sunday, July 06, 2014 5:35:00 PM, Blogger Sherry Blue Sky said...

I enjoyed this, Jim!

At Sunday, July 06, 2014 7:09:00 PM, Blogger Helen said...

I'm guessing we aren't going to have a chat over a few beers? Smiles, Jim!!

At Sunday, July 06, 2014 10:05:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Very cute! Thanks, k.

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At Thursday, July 10, 2014 2:58:00 PM, Blogger Susie Clevenger said...

I too reside in the Bible Belt, but I imbibe :)


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