Ambiguity

men's closet

The carpenter who came to remodel our bedroom closet discovered you snoozing naked on our bed.

He’s refusing to return.

I know my note said to remove all your clothes, but honey, seriously.  That wasn’t what I meant.

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Trifecta Week 103  We want 33 words in addition to and preceding the following:

                                                    That wasn’t what I meant.

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Yes Virginia, You Do Need A Pair of Glasses

myopia

myopia (Photo credit: haglundc)

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Poor, miserable, myopic me. My world used to dazzle and brilliantly shine.  Now cloudy grey fog envelopes me.  Horrible, disastrous morning!  Case knocked into the bathroom basin, contacts slithered down the drain.  CRAP.

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trifecta buttonTrifextra  Week Ninety-Seven:  This weekend we’re asking you to add thirty of your own words to the following three words for a total of thirty-three. Good luck!

myopic
dazzle
basin

The Art of Deception

Empty Eyes

Empty Eyes (Photo credit: Mire74)

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With craft and cleverness he fought to own her,

With pledges and promises, halcyon gold.

But only emptiness burned from his eyes,

Dangerous, sinister, forbidding and cold.

She put their betrothal on hold.

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This weeks Trifecta Writing Challenge:    33 to 333 words using the third definition of the noun CRAFT skill in deceiving to gain an end.

Why MacBeth is a Tragedy

The Three Witches from Shakespeares Macbeth by...

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Wow, great fire.

Awesome bubbling caldron.

Where’s the hell broth recipe?

Wait, why’s our mother here?

It says Witches’ mummy, not mommy, you weirdo.

Man, this prophecy thing is hard to get right.

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Trifextra, Week 87:  33 of your own words about a famous trio. The trio could be from literature,
from history or from pop culture. Just make it yours and have fun with it.

Flying

English: A Westjet 737-700 coming in for a lan...

WestJet, you’ve done it again.  Whisked me from one side of the country to the other and back again, thousands of feet in the air.

Wish I could tell you it was magical.

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Weekend Trifecta Prompt:  Apostrophe – “A figure of speech in which some absent or nonexistent person or
thing is addressed as if present and capable of understanding.”  Give us your best 33-word example of an apostrophe.

Famous Last Words

Week Seventy Trifextra Challenge:  exactly 33 words inspired by the following picture.

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Photo credit: mohammadali / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA

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Someone has followed us here.

Are you sure? But who….?

No!  Don’t look!

Listen.  Stealthy footsteps.

Pebbles skitter.  A shutter clicks.

What now?

Nothing.

Nothing?

Shhh.  Stay calm, be still.

Now,

We wait.

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Left Behind

"mors vincit omnia"

“mors vincit omnia” (Photo credit: Sinéad McKeown)

Cruel wind howls

Where he kneels as still as death

His grieving face is granite

His tears have turned to ice

Forsaken

Left behind in frozen darkness

With his stone cold broken heart

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This is in response to this weekends Trifextra challenge: 

trifecta button..thirty-three word response using the word stone as one of your
thirty-three words.  You can use any
definition of the word
that you’d like, but we are specifically looking for
serious, well-conceived entries.