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Little Girl Manicure

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Little Girl Manicure

Little Girl Manicure

Pink enamel
bitten to
remnants of lacquer
not quite chipped
away.

Kathryn McL. Collins
September 29, 2013

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  1. Date: 10/15/2013 4:39:00 PM

    You do it every time! Paint indelible images with so few perfectly selected words... 'chipped' picking up 'bitten,' wonderful! Well done Kathy!! Much love, Keith (PS I have missed your poetry... :) I promise to visit you more frequently.)

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 9:57:00 AM

    Kathryn, i love this one A LOT..... clever, and clear.... held a nervous thought for a bit there... enjoyed.. Linda

  1. Date: 10/13/2013 10:32:00 AM

    Kathy I love this short but very visual piece of work, very good...David

  1. Date: 10/1/2013 4:42:00 PM

    It reminds me of little boy manicure... without the enamel... but then the quick could get kinda pinkish red... In any case, I think it's funny (unless I've missed the chewed off point)... Terry (I'm happy to see you've started up again, dear Kathy)

  1. Date: 10/1/2013 1:16:00 AM

    Love it!! Gosh, your only post in Sept. Get going with some posts, sweetie!! Long time, no see.

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 8:12:00 AM

    Very, very deep message wrapped in your metaphors. Damn fine job!

  1. Date: 9/29/2013 8:33:00 AM

    Wonderful metaphors and similies creating a picture, Kathryn