Tale Weavers # 56: March Madness – Just Two Guys

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Image: The Full Moon Triskelion Pendant Series: The Full Crow Moon: March

 

Tale Weavers, this week – anything goes; only two stipulations. One: at least some of your tale should transpire in March. Two: that the tale have at least a moment or two of madness!

 

Hurry.

I am

Hurry more.

I am.

Write something down.

I am.

More than, I am, write something down. With this prompt you have to write something pithy.

Pithy?

Yes Pithy.

Why pithy?

Because Phylor will read it as will Pat and you know how keen they are to see you write something of substance.

Substance?

Yes you know with a bit of grit and grim in it, words that aren’t afraid to get down and dirty and leave you gasping for more.

Well I’ve written all that down. Anything else?

Well I don’t know. It’s all your idea.

My idea?

Yes you.

Me?

Yes you keep hassling me saying write something, hurry, hurry, hurry.

Well she did say it was a March madness month and she wants something with madness in it.

Is it March?

I think so.

Can you be more sure?

No.

Maybe we should just post a photo of us and leave it at that, a sort of photographic essay.

With one photo?

Why not.

That would be just silly.

No I saw a painting at the gallery the other day, four million bucks a red dot on a white canvas.

Really four million?

Yep, curator said worth every penny.

Why?

He said it explored the artist’s inner conflict with his own sense of colour attachment against a world that wanted him to paint in multiple colours. Made sense to me, sort of.

You’re insane.

Great now we are getting somewhere. March Madness, insanity, we’re on a roll.

Like a sausage roll, a Vienna roll or a paper roll?

Perfect. Go on.

Lets me see, I saw see shells by the seashore.

Wonderful.

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.

Fabulous keep it up.

How many men can you get up a ten-foot ladder in the pouring rain?

You are amazing. I’m writing all this down.

Then you are insane.

No no no just a tad odd.

Is that enough?

Well she is a tough customer.

Phylor?

Yes?

No she’s a pussycat.

You think?

Yes.

What about Pat?

Oh she’s a darling.

She is?

Yes she’ll write the most beautiful thought provoking comment. We’ll be embarrassed I know we will.

That’s a big assumption.

I suppose it is.

What if she doesn’t read it?

Well that will be disappointing.

It would.

Then we could imagine what her comment might be.

You’re both insane?

That’d be a start.

Oh dear I do hate all this waiting.

So do I.

When do you think they’ll let us out of these straight jackets?

They said we have to say something sensible.

Ha. I think they are in for a wait.

Well they make us wait.

But we’re good at it.

Yes we are.

Lets play tennis next.

Ok.

You can serve….

 

Written for: https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2016/03/10/tale-weavers-56-march-madness/

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26 Responses to Tale Weavers # 56: March Madness – Just Two Guys

  1. Lyn says:

    LOL that was superb, Michael. Plenty of madness in that offering. I love the way you’ve done this post as two guys talking. Works perfectly; I can see them talking 😀

    • Thank you Lyn…madness is such fun to play with…hope your staying cool this evening..

      • Lyn says:

        Have the air-con on as well as a fan to circulate the cool air. Someone forgot to tell Summer her shift has finished 🙂

      • It’s hard work isn’t it and no let up maybe Autumn didn’t pay its season fee this year…or we’ll cop it hard when it does come..

      • Lyn says:

        We haven’t really had a cold winter in a few years. After this Summer, I wouldn’t even complain if we had a day or three of snow. It will never happen of course, but one Easter when my kids were in school, we had sleet. That’s as close to snow as we’ll ever get 🙂

      • Nothing like that happens here, but a cool breeze would be welcomed..

  2. wildchild47 says:

    He said it explored the artist’s inner conflict with his own sense of colour attachment against a world that wanted him to paint in multiple colours. Made sense to me, sort of.

    You’re insane.

    *snorting* …. brilliant!

    What about Pat?
    Oh she’s a darling.
    She is?
    Yes she’ll write the most beautiful thought provoking comment. We’ll be embarrassed I know we will.

    *snorting some more* ….. darling …. how the honey drips from your lips this day as you endeavor to sweet talk me 😉

    This is such a great marching in madness of all things light and fun – as a mind is let loose and allowed to converse with itself (of course you already know that we often keep the best company with ourselves – uncensored and unabashed) – and so if I say a “delicious” delight in the sweetness to be found at the bottom of the pie (which is a direct reference to a book by Allan Bradley – here’s a link) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sweetness_at_the_Bottom_of_the_Pie

    then surely you will understand that murder and mayhem will have their day in court – but only if the cat was too curious and returned to the crime scene 😉

    and sorry to have kept you waiting …. 😀

  3. Hahahahaha! You have a wonderful sense of humor!

  4. All there is left for me to say, after you, you, and Pat is: purr, purr.

  5. Delightful! The phrase that kept running through my mind as I laughed was “which way do I go, which way do I go?”

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