Tuesday, March 21, 2006

fish on a line

the following line has been revolving around in my head for days now, & doesn't seem to want to attach to anything whatsoever. i just don't know what to do with it.
so i'm giving it to you.
go fish.

"the figure of Death on chicken wings in his Baron Saturday hat..."

see what i mean? anyone?

6 little fish:

Blogger banzai cat swam up to say...

"The figure of Death on chicken wings in his Baron Saturday hat

took to the road in his red Plymouth from zero to sixty flat

searching for his friend, the chimp who always carried a bat

tied to a string and thought it was a flying rat..."

I'm no poet but I just couldn't resist making some droll doggerel. ;-)

1:43 AM  
Blogger Carl V. swam up to say...

seems very Chesterton to me...

12:36 PM  
Blogger IanBradley swam up to say...

...didn't quite know what to do with the diminutive purple girl or the scarecrow whose shoulder she sat on. Until they offered him a tulip for his top hat. A skull is always smiling, but that one was a smirkin'.

2:08 PM  
Blogger jenn see swam up to say...

i love tulips.

4:46 PM  
Blogger oldben swam up to say...

...breathed a heavy sigh. it hadn't always been like this. instead of a chicken, he once had ridden a mighty and frightening pale steed and had 3 companions. many trembled at their approach and few ever lived to tell the tale of meeting, let alone cheating, death. but now war and conquest had run off with one another to adopt a chinese baby girl and famine...well, who really wants to spend their free time with a walking disease much less all that have been and ever will be?
"damn unions," he muttered, and pushed his mighty bird, whom he'd taken to calling 'the widow johnson', down towards what he tought might be north america. it was tough to be sure though, it being thursday and he wearing his saturday hat.

3:52 PM  
Blogger jenn see swam up to say...

giggle. this is great.

the widow johnson, a tulip, a red plymouth, GK Chesterton, & a chimpanzee.

very nice.

2:30 PM  

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