Saturday, June 19, 2010

Silent Like a Bride




(photo prompt from http://magpietales.blogspot.com/2010/06/mag18.html)


"I'm fine" She says
With a cracking careless grin,
"We all make mistakes sometime."
And on tiptoes she kisses his cheek-
(While behind his back,
Her honest hands build a tower to his betrayal.)

-Kelly Richardson

12 comments:

soundoffreedom said...

last line is great...nice magpie!

Lena said...

Brill little piece!

Maha said...

i could almost imagine a knife behind her back. good magpie.

Brian Miller said...

oh wow. nice twist there at the end...brilliant magpie!

Helen said...

An intriguing Magpie ~ I like it!

Jaycee said...

There's an air of mystery.

Everyday Goddess said...

quite a revealing sketch in so few words, magging at its finest!

Tumblewords: said...

Excellent!

willow said...

A knife behind her back, like crossed fingers!

kathew said...

ah yes...when we say nothing is wrong...ouch
Great Magpie

Aoife.Troxel said...

oh dear...backstabber!

Patience said...

I loved "her honest hands," great line!