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The Stones We Make

March 8, 2013

Trefextra weekend challenge 58: stone: 33 words

The players aggregate with sealing wax

Creating a pliable stone with tenuous connectivity

At best.

Heated words destroy the network

Carved with questionable materials

Humans need be more careful

Lest fates fly off.

Image

j.b. krygier at go.owu.edu

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19 Comments leave one →
  1. Kir Piccini permalink
    March 8, 2013 12:41 pm

    “”Lest fates fly off” …love that line.

  2. March 8, 2013 5:53 pm

    That rock is called a “conglomerate” a sedimentary rock, as opposed to its volcanic cousin the “agglomerate” – it’s cool and rare – as is your piece πŸ™‚

    • March 10, 2013 7:40 am

      Yes, conglomerates are some of my favorite rocks. I’m surprised to hear they are rare. Here where I am, I’ve seen them often. I had not heard of agglomerate. Thank you.

  3. March 8, 2013 8:45 pm

    Lots of good lines in these 33 words. “Heated words destroyed the network” and “Lest fates fly off” are great. Well done. πŸ™‚

    • March 9, 2013 1:16 pm

      Thank you very much, Tom. I’m glad it speaks to you on some level.

  4. March 8, 2013 9:05 pm

    I like the tenuous connectivity destroyed by heated words. Nice image.

  5. March 10, 2013 4:33 am

    This is really interesting. Thanks for linking up!

  6. March 10, 2013 7:45 am

    Rock-solid piece (:

  7. March 10, 2013 10:28 am

    This is really good!

  8. March 10, 2013 6:42 pm

    I love this, especially the last two lines!!

  9. March 10, 2013 6:47 pm

    Thank you Esther.

  10. March 11, 2013 3:41 am

    pliable stone with tenuous connectivity
    This is a fascinating concept. Nice piece!

  11. March 11, 2013 6:58 am

    “lest fates fly off”
    Just wonderful.

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