3/17/2011

Poseidon Shrugged


It was just before three on Friday afternoon.
People were doing what people do.
Adults worked and children played.
Babies and old folks had a little snooze.

All living their lives in an ordinary way.
It was just another ordinary day,
Until Poseidon shrugged, deep in his watery domain.
Then nothing was ordinary ever again.

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This was written for Friday Flash 55, hosted here by G-Man.

19 comments:

  1. Yeah. He did, didn't he?

    You're missing an 'l' before the word living - second stanza.

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  2. Big Time!!!
    The prodigal Patti returns to the Flock once again!
    I surely missed your fantastic insights.
    Thought provoking 55 My Friend
    Perfect!
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

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  3. wow. yeah the world changed on that shrug...nice 55 patti...

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  4. Yes, when he shrugs, the world shudders. Great words.

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  5. Cool and he sure did shrug close to poor old Japan... Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Poseidon's shrug, Earth's lament.

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  7. Once again we see that water and infrastructure do not mix and that the atom is a force of nature unto itself and not to be trifled with.
    Good one Ma

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  8. (He was just copying Atlas) Too bad he wasn't watching where he was shrugging! (Poor Japan!)

    Great 55, PK!

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  9. awesome write..
    stay blessed and keep it up.

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  10. He sure showed us who's the boss.

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  11. Good thing he didn't throw a tantrum.
    ;-)

    Nice 55!

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  12. Geez, it does happen fast, doesn't it? A blink of an eye those disasters.

    Excellently well done!

    xo

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  13. Wow, you made every word count. This is fantastic, Patti!!!!

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  14. What a terrific analogy of the situation in Japan. Great work.

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  15. Excellent stuff.
    Nothing will ever be ordinary, ever again.

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  16. This is really, really well done!

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  17. Very well written, Patti... his shrug changed everything indeed!! :(

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  18. The shrug was only the beginning. Dealing with the nuclear reactors will tell if man is ready for his own inventions.

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