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Sunday afternoon at the movies

She rails at unseen whisperers, un-wrappers of gooey carmels. Her hat is high and so am I, drunk on her liederkranz chanel. I imagine a well-placed apple replacing her feathered chapeau. An unpracticed William Tell zings her headless with his bow. Clever subtitles explain the plot. The score sets an ominous tone. Things are fine till next to me sits a girl wearing limburger cologne. ©Kathryn McLoughlin Collins July 4, 2012

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Date: 5/8/2013 2:07:00 AM
Dear Kathy, I hope it wasn't a double feature... Love, Terry (in any case, witty - guess why I like to download at home nowadays...)
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Date: 8/4/2012 9:25:00 AM
I think I have seen this lofty lady! I love your wit, Kathryn!
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Date: 7/21/2012 6:50:00 AM
Another wow! Love the humor and the highly original description of your Sunday afternoon. - Gail
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Date: 7/5/2012 8:34:00 AM
Limburger cologne! I LOVE IT! This is brilliant... such great phrasing and images. Well done, Kathy!! God bless, Keith
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Date: 7/4/2012 9:03:00 PM
You are so clever and I love your style, my friend.
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Date: 7/4/2012 3:04:00 PM
Kathy, very descriptive...David
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Date: 7/4/2012 2:14:00 PM
Great write! Lori
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