June 04, 2011

Saturday Quarter Centus - Been Sold a Bill of Goods

Jenny Matlock is the maven of Saturday Centus. She's giving our keyboards a rest today - we get only 25 words to spin our tale, not including her prompt (in bold text, below).







Today's Menu at the Jim Jones Cafe: A Limited Beverage Selection

The end is near!
The signs are clear.
Floods, locusts, war and famine persist.
Seems pointless to resist.
We all must die, I fear...drink the Kool-Aid, dear.

22 comments:

  1. well done!! But so 'terminal'...;-( Peace and blessings

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  2. Make mine red please, none of that purple stuff:@)

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  3. Egads woman! May I take a pass? Everyone has done so well. I hope to find time to participate.

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  4. oh a little kool aid goes a long way!!

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  5. What a creative twist on The End. You always have a snappy take on things!

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  6. Great post! You are wonderfully clever in taking a serious subject and making me laugh.

    I'll drink the Kool-Aid
    when someone pours it
    down my throat, but 'til
    then, I'll live to the end.

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  7. Hope this is not how your really feeling? Have a margarita instead.

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  8. I'm not sure whether to giggle or tremble.

    And that makes this a good one!

    =)

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  9. Yeow...scary and love this but I always pass on the Kool Aid drinking !

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  10. hard to believe there are some who might not understand that reference
    great job!

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  11. I'll pass on the kool-aid and just take what the good Lord has in store for me.
    Excellent use of this scanty prompt!~Ames

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  12. feast before die.
    wow.

    powerful word play.

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  13. Oh wow, this is very powerful. Great job.

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  14. OH My! Another of those Mayan believers it seems.. well well, live on! Drink some cool aid ;)

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  15. fantastic! Your 50% funnier with 50% less words.

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  16. Oh you wicked wicked June!
    You made me giggle.

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  17. lmao ... but i am not drinking the koolaid ... im waiting for 2012 instead!!!

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  18. Love your morbid take on this! LOL!

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  19. Very well done. Not a single syllable out of place!

    But ain't it kinda creepy as to subject matter? Since I live so far away, there are many times that I am unfamilar with people and events that are refered to in these posts... But this one... yes... I remember it well. Morbid. Sick. So sad for the families. I read an article by the father of a girl who was one of the victims. He flew to the jungle in order to get her out. Too late... too late.

    Nope. I'm sorry. I cannot make light of the suffering of others. I must say this to be fair. I can't help thinking of that man loosing his daughter in that way. How was his life after that?

    Best wishes,
    Anna
    Miss O'Hara's Last Words-SC wk 57

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  20. I love your sense of irony here. Your writing always pulls at my heart in one way or another. This link is no exception.

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