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IMAGINE A MERMAID

Imagine a mermaid, she throws her buxom body onto the granite rock. She is steady, will not slide unlike the terrified witnesses that dare not damp their feet on blackened rock. The warning clear but one tongue leers wanting to touch the magical fish. Thinking himself Poseidon, dangerously possessed, he towers over her, sliding lower and lower onto the sea-lapped boulders. The mermaid with pouty lips and a bodacious hip ignores him, as the ignoramus platypuses* himself toward the sea whip. The stupefied landlubber suddenly seized by fear as mermen with spears, diamond sharp surround the prize. his slip seems to linger, then the ocean lifts him higher and higher — lets go. the fool likely to be speared forgets his lust. suddenly the spears disappear and a tail as furious as a sharks bats him out of the park. it takes some time to get the tourist down from the lighthouse spire. no one will believe what wonders cannot be erased from the eyes. 10/7/2019 platypuses - made this into a verb

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Date: 10/8/2019 10:46:00 AM
Imagine!... Such an imaginative write, Kim. So creative---like watching a move to read this! Kudos! ~ Gershon
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 10/8/2019 12:25:00 PM
Thanks so much! :)
Date: 10/7/2019 9:50:00 PM
'Platypus' into verb. Brilliant Idea. Often I wish to transfer words in noun form to verb or vice versa, but don't dare as English is my second language. Also, I hold limited vocabulary in English. Hugs.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 10/7/2019 10:00:00 PM
Thank you, Anisha! xx Kim
Date: 10/7/2019 12:23:00 PM
"the mermaid with pouty lips and a bodacious hip ignores him, as the ignoramus platypuses* himself toward the sea whip. I adore this part; making platypus into a verb was brilliant Kim!
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 10/7/2019 2:41:00 PM
Thanks so much, Caren! Trixie’s distant cousin... ;)
Date: 10/7/2019 10:31:00 AM
Sometimes the words I need slip out of my head, but somehow I remember the word platypus. How come?) Nice mermaid, Kim. How're you doing? Long time no see.
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 10/7/2019 2:41:00 PM
Thanks, Kurt! I was on a 9 day cruise...living it up :)