life lesson for the young

three line tales, week 218: a woman drinking coffee with laptop and guitar

what do we never do?


put our coffee cup on our laptop next to the keyboard.

for Three Line Tales


restless horses nicker
anxious for thighs on their sides
young girl’s voice calms them

for 3 Line Tales


antrhopocene fright
graffiti blames the devil
the devil is us

for 3 Line Tales
photo by Leon Bublitz via Unsplash


road excavated in the future
proves that somebody living today
was happy, hopeful, or at least entrepreneurial

for 3LineTales
photo by Dave Herring via Unsplash

attitude derrière/arabesque penchèe/satipaṭṭhāna

jogging is my meditation; ballet is my profession.

daily, five miles, each five hundred steps a move i must perfect using satipaṭṭhāna.

today, attitude derrière and arabesque penchèe in my romantic ballerina long tutu.


For Three Line Tales Week 120.

cigarette break


“How many times have I told you, Fred?”

“I’m sorry, Myrtle.”

“No more puffin, birdbrain.”


For 3LineTales.


Snow White, Princess, gets her mail up at the castle.

The rest of us, dwarfs, reside back there in the trailer park.

The correct terminology, when it comes to dwarfism, varies from country to country, between different cultures and even from person to person; the one thing that everyone can agree on is that most people would rather be referred to by their name than by a label.


For Three Line Tales



the resort will be rebuilt

higher up this time



P hoto by Jeremy Bishop via Unsplash
For Three Line Tales


My boyfriend  gave me these kicks.

They cost a lot.

So I have him some kicks.



For 3LineTales

Train Platform

She fussed with her stuff. Piled it on the platform like that. First train along, she was off.


Photo by Frank McKenna via Unsplash
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