10 Sept: Jane’s Oracle Says

II.
Meanwhile ...

her knees are cracking walnuts, 
it's a painful sound when she 
stands or sits, and her heart makes 
a swooshing murmur sound, and 
she feels condemned by suggestion 
that being elderly made her old.

100 random words from a word generator

Oracle words from Jane. ©Misky 2022 Shared with #amwriting on Twitter

12 responses to “10 Sept: Jane’s Oracle Says”

  1. This reminds me of a client I sprek to. She’s 88, arthritic as… and says “still, there’s no point moaning about it”. Stoic. Completely batty.

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    1. Yes. It’s just another way of saying, “nice weather we’re having,” when it’s cloudy and the mist is making your hair frizz. It’s no use complaining about it. 😂

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  2. This is a wonderful poem, Misky!! I love every line.

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    1. Thank you very much.

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  3. cracking like walnuts! Wonderful!

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  4. I resemble this poem

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    1. Someone during our childhood was always saying “I resemble that remark!” Was it the Three Stooges?

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      1. I’m thinking it was Norm Crosby. He was always using the wrong word for something else… malaprops.

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        1. I don’t know who that is. Googled him, and still don’t know who he is. 😂

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          1. He was a stand -p comedian whose thing was mixing up words. I remember him on Johnny Carson

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          2. maybe you are just too young

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