Thursday, 23 September 2010

Suspicion - Magpie Tales #33

http://magpietales.blogspot.com hosts a weekly writing prompt, the challenge is
to write a small vignette or poem using the photo below as your inspiration.

S U S P I C I O N

Those dark places

the tightly shuttered screen
I know just where it is you've been

Those perfumed wrists

did you know that I can tell
the disguise you use to mask your smell

23 comments:

Deborah said...

Wonderfully written, it's left me looking over my shoulder just reading it!

Priyanka Bhowmick said...

"the disguise you use to mask your smell" wonderful line :)

senderupwords said...

WOW... The last stanza. Seriously? Nice write. Love and Light, Sender

kathew said...

wow...nice Magpie!

Helen said...

Perfume ... the ability to hide what we need to hide? Nicely written.

Máire T. Robinson said...

Wow, there's a whole world there in so few words. Really skillfully done. And I love the sinister undertone!

jabblog said...

Sometimes the disguise gives away the guilty secret. Beautifully succinct :-)

Stafford Ray said...

Sprung in a deligtrful few words! It used to be used to disguise lack of a bathroom! But, come to think of it, there were a few times...

Lyn said...

What a mask perfume can be..just brilliant!!

Jinksy said...

Ah, mystery and intrigue! I like it!

Rene/ Not The Rockefellers said...

Wow!
So do you let on
that you know?
Or do you sit back
and watch the show...


Rene

Kristen Haskell said...

Oh caught I would say! Nice writing

Tumblewords: said...

Ah, there's a soupcon of truth in those words!! Nicely done...

Martin H. said...

Darkly delicious.

gautami tripathy said...

I want to read more like this from you!

baton of time

Friko said...

Ha, got him!
Presumably it is a him?

Carrie Burtt said...

Susannah this is a powerful poem...beautifully written! :-)

Paul Andrew Russell said...

Excellent, Susannah. This was a joy to read.

ninotaziz said...

We know, and in knowing? Where do we go?

Loved your magpie

Susannah said...

Thanks everyone for your comments, Much appreciated.

Susannah :-)

Reflections said...

Nice! Love the last stanza, still an air of mystery...

Great magpie.

willow said...

Excellent Maggie!

Abhilasha-The Desire said...

Fabulous... someone's has been naughty but not careful enough :).. Great mag

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