Turtle Turmoil

Turtle Turmoil

A Chapter by Dave Brown



I heard the turtle

Frustrating declare

That he cannot

Access any chair

And is looking

At how to repair

His very poor access

To that of rare air


In an effort

To ascend him aloof

He was offered a volume

Of gin and vermouth

However though

It may sound just a spoof

This potent brew had him

Burst through the roof


It was not the ascent

At all being a dud

It was the decent

Producing a pain filled thud

Resulting in a deflated desire

Of becoming a rare air stud

Or at least if ending up again higher

Landing in much thicker mud



© 2021 Dave Brown

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This is exactly why I've never been much of a drinker! I typically blast off. I clicked on this link, thinking I might find proof of your turtle sensitivity, but here you are blowing up turtles, frogs, & lizards like a devious ten-year-old! *wink! wink!* Fondly, Margie

Posted 3 Weeks Ago

Dave Brown

3 Weeks Ago

I've never done a frog a disservice
Even lizards are safe
This is funny. A drunken turtle going through the roof. I think many times in life we feel a bit like this turtle being launched in direction not of our choosing

Posted 1 Month Ago

Dave Brown

1 Month Ago

its fortunate at times like this they can pull in their head
Creative expressive lines penned in this one. Enjoyed reading. Thanks for your visit to my work. Sara

Posted 1 Month Ago

Dave Brown

1 Month Ago

bit of fun, enjoyed my visit and thanks for yours
Hope UR enjoying your day
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Poor Turtle carrying a Roof around... to be set free to breathe... we can identify with a sigh of relief if only we believe... You, Dave, are a Butterfly of Spring... tenderly, Pat

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Dave Brown

1 Month Ago

It had always wanted to be a beautiful butterfly and look what happened
Have a pleasant day P.. read more
Patricia Wedel

1 Month Ago

Hi Dave... it is a deliciously warm day by the Rappahannock River. Butterflies are hiding in blosso.. read more
Dave Brown

1 Month Ago

Well Pat, I didn't know where you were located but anybody that can be located by a river with an im.. read more

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Added on March 27, 2021
Last Updated on March 28, 2021

Mostly light Hearted


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