What is it gnome?

What is it gnome?

A Story by Jon Roggie

Glorious morning!

Take in a breath,
  and spit out my coffee.

Eight minutes, 
  and thirty-three seconds of perfection.


Take a breath.

Don't want another Vesuvius

Few rumbles in the distance.


"I didn't  want to bother you..."

It would be so easy

"There seems to have been a misunderstanding."

One little wave...

Raised eyebrow asks the question.

Impudent little ….

"I didn't mean for it to happen!"

Clouds are forming.
  A few arcs of lightning with the thunder following.

"I will give you eight minutes. and thirty-four seconds."

The little one smiles,
  wringing his little red cap.

© 2020 Jon Roggie

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I love this. Thank you. Made my day.

Posted 11 Months Ago

I love the fragmented structure here! There's a strong fantasy flavour, and of course, I can relate to the last line.

Posted 11 Months Ago

Jon Roggie

11 Months Ago

I am sure your hat is a bit more stylish.
I love starting writes like this. No clue, where t.. read more
I have heard they can take you by surprise, but I'm sure your vesuvius moment was a surprise to him too.
Am I seeing a theme appearing in your writing Jon, perhaps an imagination adventure book for kids of all ages?
Remember to throw in a few secret words and phrases to unlock some additional easter eggs... And countless merchandising oppertunities. I do believe it worked well for Ms Rowling 😀

Posted 12 Months Ago

Jon Roggie

12 Months Ago

I owe this type of tale to Robert Asprin. The Myth series is a fun series. Another inspiration wou.. read more

12 Months Ago

I've heard they can 😀

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Added on May 14, 2020
Last Updated on May 14, 2020


Jon Roggie
Jon Roggie

Porterville, CA

I tend to ramble, and rarely explain myself. Take that as you will more..


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