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permalink #51 of 272: Jo Simons (josparrow) Thu 15 Nov 01 18:00
    
ether garments to drape over unsuspecting pa-
  
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permalink #52 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Thu 15 Nov 01 18:37
    
pasan chairs.

But I dig-
  
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permalink #53 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Fri 16 Nov 01 12:40
    
ress, she thinks, arriving back in the present tense.  The doorbell is
ringing.  M-
  
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permalink #54 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Fri 16 Nov 01 14:00
    
any have rung, but few have entered.
My mind is tired,
my thoughts are splintered.
Oh, no, I'm thinking in rhyme again!"
she muttered to he-
  
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permalink #55 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Fri 16 Nov 01 14:57
    
rds of Tribbles now underfoot, nibbling at the cardboard cutouts, y-
  
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permalink #56 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Fri 16 Nov 01 15:48
    
ellow viscous heroes, and sparkling champ-
  
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permalink #57 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Fri 16 Nov 01 16:17
    
ionship rings.  "Squeek!  Squeek!" said the Tribbles.  S-
  
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permalink #58 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Fri 16 Nov 01 17:10
    
quelch! Squelch!" said the yellow viscous heroes.
The championship rings said nothing.

She wa-
  
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permalink #59 of 272: double-axled haywains and Harpo Marx going honk-honk (lioness) Sat 17 Nov 01 22:29
    
tered the beanstalk outside the window and wondered when the bamboo out back
would be high enough to harvest. "A new crop of papasan chairs popping up
every few months," she thought, with satisfaction. She flicked a small bee-
  
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permalink #60 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Sun 18 Nov 01 02:52
    
hive hairdo into the hair on her knuckles, out of boredom, and hung
little placards marked "Jack", "jAck", "jaCk", and other variants onto
the beanstalk.

"Surreality's never been a friend of mine" she warbled ha-
  
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permalink #61 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Mon 19 Nov 01 09:45
    
ppily, hardly noticing how the worms tied to the tops of her feet
writhed in disagreement.   

Henry, now recovered sufficently from his recent electrical
enlightenment, shuffled to the door.  He peeked through the peephole
and mumbled, "I think it's Jack."  

He reached for the handle, and e-
  
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permalink #62 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Mon 19 Nov 01 14:07
    
veryone outside, dressed as either chickens or golden eeggs, yelled,
"Sur-".
He slammed the door shut.
"-reality!" squeaked a worm.

Henry glared at the worm.
He carefully open the door again.
Even the men out side were dressed in huge wigs and glittering evening
gowns.
"Sur-
  
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permalink #63 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Mon 19 Nov 01 17:01
    
reality, at your service sir--"   Bowing low, the foremost cre-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #64 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Mon 19 Nov 01 19:49
    
tinous blobs melted into a lemon-scented bat pie, and flew aw-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #65 of 272: double-axled haywains and Harpo Marx going honk-honk (lioness) Mon 19 Nov 01 20:28
    
kwardly into a painting on the wall. It was a watercolor Henry had never
much liked anyway.

He had received it as a be-
  
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permalink #66 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Tue 20 Nov 01 03:14
    
ing of light and understanding, but really, it belonged in a hotel
room over a dubiously laundered be-
  
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permalink #67 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Tue 20 Nov 01 09:33
    
nevolent association's weekly take, lending ironic commentary t-
  
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permalink #68 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Tue 20 Nov 01 10:19
    
onight on your television.

"Back to you, Stan," the commentator smirked from the bedside tab-
  
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permalink #69 of 272: double-axled haywains and Harpo Marx going honk-honk (lioness) Tue 20 Nov 01 11:54
    
leau, in which she was artfully posed as one of the Muses descending into
vanity press Hell.  Draped around her up-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #70 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Tue 20 Nov 01 15:45
    
thrusting their published tomes, parrying and jockying for position,
half a dozen writers hea-
  
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permalink #71 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Tue 20 Nov 01 17:03
    
ved with passion, or the most descriptive thing that could allude to
pas-
  
inkwell.vue.131 : Hyphenation 13
permalink #72 of 272: double-axled haywains and Harpo Marx going honk-honk (lioness) Tue 20 Nov 01 18:57
    
tilles, for which the more savvy of their number knew that most commentators
and editors cherish a hidden passion.

The candy store down the street was doing land-office business; the line was
nearly around the block. Shiny-jacketed hipsters stood among den-
  
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permalink #73 of 272: JaNell (goldennokomis) Tue 20 Nov 01 19:50
    
tal floss models and fevered guitar slingin' her-
  
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permalink #74 of 272: double-axled haywains and Harpo Marx going honk-honk (lioness) Wed 21 Nov 01 00:21
    
bal remedies, guaranteed to cure constipation, consternation, and
conversation or your money back.  And if they acted now, they were told,
they'd receive absolutely free this remarkable set of gin-
  
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permalink #75 of 272: Rip Van Winkle (keta) Wed 21 Nov 01 10:15
    
sburg signed first editions.  Those expecting copies of Howl, however,
were sorely disappointed upon reaching the head of the line and
discovering the promotional package to be the opinions of Ruth Bader
Ginsburg, US Supreme Court Justice, who had r-
  

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