Sunday, January 16, 2011

Sunday Toe to Toe

Interview with Katherine Forbes 

Picture Prompt Challenge

A farmer’s daughter from South Bend
The Indian Rocks plumber’s son
Between puberty
and college
Chance
Opportunity
Danger
“There is nothing to do”
"You just don't understand!"
 
"I want to live my own life!"
 
"Why do you have to be such a #*%#??!!"
"Arguing with you is useless!"
Communal teenage dream
Her name was Becky

12 comments:

repressedsoul said...

Ha! This scenario sounds familiar Bill! Great response to the prompt.

dustus said...

I think I've met Becky before. lol Great poem, Bill! Amazing how you infuse both their backgrounds into a wonderful sketch of setting and dialogue.

Brian Miller said...

hehe...yeah i think i might have known a becky or two...ssmiles. great take on the prompt...

Claudia said...

giggle - you captured the other side of the coin - well done

Theodore Daniel Richards said...

No, her name was KKKKKatie. Dustus knew her in high school; I knew her in college.

Jerry said...

Like the title. also the arguement. So true... words get in the way of a decent kiss

Gigi Ann said...

smiling--You guys are a riot, loved the poem and the comments, very funny guys, leave Becky alone.

Andreas said...

Communal teenage dream...
great line! Straightforward and compelling piece.

Fireblossom said...

Ah yes, Teenspeak. ;-)

Carmela-J said...

Hehe made me smile. Amusing take!

hedgewitch said...

HA! Perfect take. Loved it. The joys of the teenage years...

booguloo said...

Nope her name was Judy.. ..smiles..