Being Prepared  (1)

Being Prepared (1)

A Chapter by Dave Brown




Have you seen my suit?

Your suit?

Do you mean your 'Suit' suit?


My goodness, are you just thinking about it now?

Well, yeah, I guess.

What on earth did you do with it last year?

I thought I hung it up I guess.

You guess!

Well, yeah, I musta.

Then go and look in your special little area.

I did.


It’s pretty messy! A real junkyard!

Well, look again and this time put in an actual effort


Yeah, I found it but it’s all wrinkled and pretty dirty! There's reindeer hair and chimney creosote all over the whole thing.

Did you find the belt and boots and hat and all?

Guess so.

Guess so??

Is it possible our similar sounding words have an entirely different meaning?

OK, yeah, I mean yes.

Yes I did!

Then take it all down to the laundromat and when you get back, we’ll see what’s up.

Corner laundromat?

For goodness sakes, any laundromat!

Do you need a map? 

And please get going, time is wasting

© 2020 Dave Brown

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Very interesting poem about losing stuff. I always lose my things. I enjoyed this!

Posted 6 Months Ago

Dave Brown

6 Months Ago

thankyou JungLee
It is an annoying habit
Good to hear from you and hope all is well

6 Months Ago

Hope all is well
The beauty of marriage which I have happily missed all my life! You depict how daily mis-communications unfold with such realism (clearly you've had practice), I really appreciate my wordless canine companions all the more. This reminds me of how Paul Bell does an entire story using only dialogue, & both of you do this storytelling style well! For the first half, I thought we were talking about a regular "suit" -- the santa-vibe didn't break thru until the "reindeer hair" showed up! (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 6 Months Ago

Dave Brown

6 Months Ago

as you may have read, she had to finally take care of things herself with the big iron on her hip!<.. read more

6 Months Ago

I saw a news headline that Iran wants Trump dead. What a (justifiable) breach that would be! *wink! .. read more
Dave Brown

6 Months Ago

amen .
4 dead because of him
absolutely disgraceful read more
My wife knows that guy.

Good job.

Posted 7 Months Ago

Dave Brown

7 Months Ago

Thanks Delmar
Better keep an eye on both of them
Good Morning
Funny. Whimsical. Decent job.

Posted 7 Months Ago

Dave Brown

7 Months Ago

bit of fun, hopefully more to come
Thanks for stopping by

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Added on December 11, 2020
Last Updated on December 14, 2020

Mostly light Hearted


Dave Brown
Dave Brown

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