grain by atom by sub-atomic particle,
a slow flood became an avalanche once spotted;
wormed an unconscious declaration, didn’t you,
as love overcame annoyance, at your feet,
on my side of the bed


This, Week 113 at the esteemed, we found ourselves asked for 33 words exactly that included the word
Worm, using it’s third definition: 3 : to obtain or extract by artful or insidious questioning or by pleading, asking, or persuading β€”usually used with out of

So, here’s 33 words about when I realized that I really was gone daddy gone over my guy πŸ™‚


Categories: Non-Fiction Nonsense, Poetry | Tags: , , , | 13 Comments

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13 thoughts on “Shenanigans

  1. Martha B

    How fun and dark and romantic. I cannot believe the brilliance some people can pull out of 33 words. Excellent little diddy.

    • I am a fan of all of the adjectives listed above, thank you! I’m very glad that you found it enjoyable, even though I’m still not a huge fan of his feet on my side of the bed πŸ˜‰

  2. KymmInBarcelona

    It’s all over once you give up an inch of your side of the bed. I like the buildup from subatomic to flood, avalanche to overcame. Smooth!

  3. Ha! Wonderful little love poem.

  4. lovely prose, great thought πŸ™‚ Nice work.

  5. I’m gone daddy gone over this! What a perfect little piece of writing!

  6. I love the image this creates of those tiny encroaching movements.

  7. sorry, but in my world there is no getting over feet on my side of the bed. πŸ™‚ Thanks for linking up. I liked this.

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