Stale air

his master’s servant

life as a shape-shift junkie

day in and day out

wishes lackluster

morphing into his own fate

the joker is wild

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #142

The genie is not getting back in the bottle

Yes, the line above is your theme or prompt for the week. Twist it any way, try to push it back, experiment with formats and words and let us see the story that emerges.


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27 replies

  1. At last, freedom.

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  2. My Haiku for you Eugenia

    “Mysterious puffs
    This old gene’s been here before
    Wishes went amuk”

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  3. Hahaha joker is wild. The genie is fun.

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  4. WOWZA, this is great, Eugenia!

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  5. Awesome last two lines!

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  6. Reblogged this on Reena Saxena and commented:

    Stale air….by Eugenia

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  7. Well done. You are a wonderful wordsmith.

    Have a fabulous day and weekend, Eugenia. ♥

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  8. lol love the twist in this, must be a tough life!

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  9. Very interesting one, Eugi.

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