by Catherine Davis
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Yes to this. I think so. I also think it is wise to hold back on tap dancing in most other situations. I love "flirtflirtflirt" and I love "when I was new" which pretty much says it. I like this a lot!
I will, however, curtsy to applause. Thank you, gentle fav'er.
Oh just wonderful. Like Meg, I love "flirtflirtflirt"...great, compressed beauty Catherine. *
Ah, Kathy, so appreciate your read and kind words!
You had me at 'kale,' which I can't seem to get enough of lately. The play between these two sentences is super-fly, C. Davis. What is now vs. what was then. And oh that pesky 'hers'! *
Oh, Julie, you're making me smile true. Super-fly is the best. What a read, what a reader. Thank you.
Nice piece. *
Tells much in so little!
Thank you for reading, Ann and Susan. I value your attention to this small piece, and your good words.
When she was new: vulnerable and sad little line, pretty much sums things up. Very good micro
Susan, thank you for stopping by - I appreciate your read!
Great micro, Catherine. Nice imagery, and closing.
Thanks, Sam. Thanks for coming and for your kind words.
(persnickety-but-essential-imo: lose the comma in the first sentence to benefit meaning ((and last one, too, to ease meaning))
I first read, above: 'lose the coma,' and thought, what the heck have I been doing?
Thanks Matt, for reading and responding. A persnicketor can well appreciate a persnickety comment. I'm glad you liked.
Tres cool. I remember when I was new.
Cool. Liked this. So short but says sooo much!
Wow, thanks for the bons mots, Gloria and D'Arcy. It's lovely to hear this is working. One's own head, you know, is such a different place.
Love the title, like this is just one of many declarations she’s making. And it’s a fun, strong declaration at that.
Great pared down reality bite, deep and the strong decisions by the protagonist makes me want to know her better! Thanks for the fun read.
Thanks Kari & Robert! Anything this short, well, SOMETHING needs to be working in it, huh? I'm so glad you enjoyed.
I ADORE THIS
Wow, thanks, Nicolle. Love ADORE. And *. So brightens my grim dripping cold day.
(Speaking of - got snow, there? Missing the flakes, me. I guess I'll have to write them, because the universe is probably not going to provide, here and now.)