Wednesday, May 31, 2017

dreaming of the good life!

                                                                                      Attribution: Maxine Simpson
Image: Luxury Yacht, Christina O. (here)
(of Onassis fame)

the 12 given words:
window sailing crammed small bare ancient 
rising hummimg light falling friend breast

3WW given words:
intentional
kaleidoscopic (adj: multicolored psychedelic)
lacerate (verb: gash slash wound)

definitely a window of opportunity
not to pass off the joys of sailing
though crammed in a small boat
bare of any pretences of luxury
and seemingly ancient by any standards
but lots of fun to a teenager

that was a long time ago
when given the chance
what a thrill!

rising to the occasion
humming a light little tune
head over heels like falling
in love with a special friend
and heaving a heavy breast
with the first kiss

it was a lucky break not intentional
but with kaleidoscopic hallucinations then
on how it could have been a luxury yacht

lacerated in thinking perhaps
but dreaming of the good life!

MMT's Sunday Whirligig 114
Thomg's 3WW #534
Gayle's at d'Verse's OLN 3197

17 comments:

  1. Nothing wrong with dreaming a good life Hank ~

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  2. Gayle Walters RoseJune 2, 2017 at 7:03 PM

    Hi Hank, nice to see you! Love what you came up with using all of those words...excellent. When you're a teenager, the simplest of things can bring job like having your own modest sailboat and your first kiss. Sweet, Hank.
    Gayle~

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  3. Gayle Walters RoseJune 2, 2017 at 7:04 PM

    Can bring "joy" not job! Sorry for the typo.

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  4. Wow, you used all the words to re-create teenage dreamboat!

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  5. This is so wonderfully dreamy!!

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  6. Beautifully written and makes me want to jump on a plane to San Diego. I can feel the water and the excitement of youth...bkm

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  7. Quite a challenge of words, Hank, amazing how you managed to conjure up a nostalgia of carefree youthful days and dreams

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  8. Dreaming of the good life, and love. Nothing wrong with that!

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  9. You managed to fashion the words into pleasant dreams! Well done.

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  10. You captured the excitement and thrill of the adventure in vivid images. That alone would have made the little boat seem like a luxury yacht. The experience was as priceless. 😊

    -imelda

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  11. It is the company that makes such occasions magical and memorable.

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  12. pleasant dreams and Old egg is right the company makes it memorable

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  13. Nothing wrong with dreaming away, just have to watch the whole grass isn't greener thing.

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  14. Sailing away on a cloud into a sea of dreams. I enjoyed the journey.

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