Stories

June 9, 2019 - Flipper Girl View The Plank

 

 

Flipper Girl’s future lay beyond the plank.

June 8, 2019 - Flipper Girl – To The Rescue No More

 

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As the catch of responsibility drifted out of the saving, there was little left for Flipper Girl to do except wonder beyond the fishbowl of seriously fogged goggles.

(Flipper Girl Series appears in Clunk & Jam book, 2019).

Footnote:

Flipper Girl arrived in 2015.   Taking responsibility for others, or when others don’t take responsibility for what they’ve done, can be heavy business.  Until someone like Flipper Girl taps you on the shoulder and says;  “Hey, it’s not your fault.”  And takes you on a trip to a new place….

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April 26, 2019 - Wisdoms of Rose Happy Free

 

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Rose was free from the labour of smiling .

Rose is void of any necessity to feel something she doesn’t – like eternal happiness.  She’s actually quite comfortable within a full and complex range of emotions and how, where and when they may appear on her face, in mind – or in public.  Rose feels no obligation to make miraculous recoveries from emotional disturbances either.  Long Live Rose.

Footnote:  Imagine if more people felt more comfortable saying how they really felt, and more people felt more comfortable listening to (and accepting) how others feel.  We might all feel a little better – and less uncomfortable about feeling (and revealing) our true emotions.

(Wisdoms of Rose and Clunk & Jam, 2019 books.  Reposted from 2013).

April 14, 2019 - Flipper Girl – Mind Your Buckets

 

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Tired of moving mountains, Flipper Girl settled for being strategically productive, leaving all responsibility (not of her own kind) up the muddy creek.

(Clunk & Jam book, 2019 Edition).

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April 6, 2019 - Flipper Girl – Doing The Splits

 

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There was no turning back.

It felt like a painful split but in reality it was a gradual manoeuvre she was sort of certain of pulling off.

(Reposted from 2016.  Clunk & Jam, 2019 book).

March 19, 2019 - Wisdoms of Rose Moving On

 

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Rose was a complete stranger to rejection because she never gave anything away – and what she had wasn’t up for grabs .

Rose keeps close to chest the many varied and precious pieces that make up her belongings – and herself.  This commitment and loyalty she exhibits ensures Rose remains a one and only, high creative traveler of poetic and art-filled paths – to wherever she happens to arrive.  Long Live Rose.

(Wisdoms of Rose and Clunk & Jam, 2019 book.  Reposted from 2013)