Saturday, March 21, 2015

An Earwax Flavored Jellybean


An earwax flavored jellybean is a beautiful thing.

An earwax flavored jellybean is a beautiful thing when it's shared between two people.

An earwax flavored jellybean is a beautiful thing when it's shared between two people as they stroll down Main Street.

An earwax flavored jellybean is a beautiful thing when it's shared between two people as they stroll down Main Street, the street lamps just beginning to glow.

An earwax flavored jellybean is a beautiful thing when it's shared between two people as they stroll down Main Street, the street lamps just beginning to glow in the cool Spring air against a violet sunset.

An earwax flavored jellybean is a beautiful thing when it's shared between two people as they stroll down Main Street, the street lamps just beginning to glow in the cool Spring air against a violet sunset; they grimace and cough at the disgusting taste.

An earwax flavored jellybean is a beautiful thing when it's shared between two people as they stroll down Main Street, the street lamps just beginning to glow in the cool Spring air against a violet sunset; they grimace and cough at the disgusting taste before bursting into laughter, disturbing the birds in the cherry blossom tree overhead.

An earwax flavored jellybean is a beautiful thing.

7 comments:

  1. I love the "add on" of this slice. I kept choking on the first line until you confirmed my disgust toward the end and then, instead of the taste in my mouth, you left us with the sound of laughter ringing in our ears.

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  2. I really enjoy your style of poetry in this post. However, I would argue that an earwax flavoured jellybean is a disgusting thing. haha!

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  3. Love your ending. You built your piece up very well. At least you came to the same conclusion I did. Yuck!

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  4. I really liked this post. Is there a particular formula? This is the first add-on style writing I've seen. What a great way to build up a story.

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  5. Ew! And how do they know it is an earwax flavored jellybean? From a label or from experience?

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  6. I highly doubt it! But I will let you continue with your romance of it!

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  7. EWE!!! Is what I first started reading your piece. However, you nailed it, for me, at the very end. You are very clever!

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