This is my response to the earlier Flashback Track Friday prompt, where today we are thrown the Beatles track Tomorrow Never Knows and asked to describe:
what helps us to relax, to float downstream.
I rouse from sleep,
Continue reading “Deceptive”
I see your form,
I hear your gentle snore,
I never dreamed,
In twist of fate,
I’d meet with such rapport.
inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of of 30 April 2021, mercurial.
When a lovesick young scholar was dumped,
His performance in Math classes slumped,
No less than mercurial,
But subtracting things just left him stumped.
inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of of 29 April 2021, hamper.
The son of a Middle East sheikh,
Got dismayed when his bath sprang a leak,
So to hamper the flow,
He stuck in his toe,
But the water so hot, made him shriek.
inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of of 28 April 2021, vacant.
A colour-blind student Hispanic
Had secured a new job as mechanic,
But when asked to use red,
He sprayed blue paint instead,
And his gaffe left the foreman volcanic
inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of of 27 April 2021, abhor.
She had married a husband so mean,
Was expected to cook and to clean,
How she’d hate and abhor,
All her newlywed chores,
So she poisoned him with Paris Green.
I had an interesting chemistry lesson while writing this. Better known as Paris Green, Copper Acetate is an emerald green compound that was used as a pigment and was favoured by artists such as Monet (1840 – 1926) and Cezanne (1839 – 1906), who used it excessively in their works.
It is also so poisonous that it was used as rat poison and insecticide, even in their time.