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eyes wide closed

Suzie twisted a silver strand into the shape of a butterfly and attached to the white gold wedding ring her mother used to wear. With a pair of pliers Suzie pulled the metal thorns she wore in her brow, out, and buried them down the rabbit hole. The fat lady was rocking a chair on the wrap around veranda and watching Suzie through a Stations of the Cross window. Her stomach began to rumble and roar; Suzie covered the rabbit hole with Aladdin’s carpet and walked over to the window and lifted open and said to the fat lady: time to sing.


  • Arco Iris  R
    Arco Iris Ralmost 2 years ago

    lol What a charming little story. Your imagination does compare to Alice in Wonderland. I love the ending, “Children Say the Darn-est Things”. Instant fav. And honey it is so goooood to see you again.
    xo Iris

  • Thanks Iris, you are a sweet heart XX

    – Lisa Jewell

  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellalmost 2 years ago

    I’ve the feeling this is by and by and the season changed in the previous century. I amuse myself and trumpet blowing is never favoured.

  • sandra22
    sandra22almost 2 years ago

    I’m not entirely sure whether I am the fat lady singing, or Suzie, hmmm (I bagz Suzie:))
    This vignette gets me all kinds of excited.
    Sandra and “her somewhere over the rainbow” xx
    (wonderful too read you here:)

  • Suzie for sure,
    I would have liked to have written a romantic sonnet but alas it was not meant to be, I’m in a quirky mood :)

    – Lisa Jewell

  • sandra22
    sandra22almost 2 years ago

    (I must be excited:)

  • Sally Omar
    Sally Omaralmost 2 years ago

    Hey Lisa, I absolutely love this…’ve drawn amazing pictures with your words, I love Suzie….she definitely brought happiness into the fat lady’s life…there is nothing like a song!!!!

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandalmost 2 years ago

    LOL It ain’t over ’til the fat lady sings!! LOL Love it!!!

  • autumnwind
    autumnwindalmost 2 years ago

    I can’t get the silver butterfly attached to the gold wedding ring her mother used to wear out of my head….. gosh this is so wondrous and imaginative. This inspires me in a great magical way. So good to read you dear Lisa. oxoxoxoxooxo

  • solarbear
    solarbearalmost 2 years ago

    You can lead a fat lady to a rabbit hole but you can’t make her.. aw damn this is going nowhere

  • erichbiemer
    erichbiemeralmost 2 years ago

    and this is just the beginning… do not feel it the way you think you should but your words are ready to erupt from the rabbits hole…

  • just a lark my friend with no real merit but that sums things up well.

    – Lisa Jewell

  • Erika .
    Erika .almost 2 years ago

    I love that her stomach began to rumble and roar, makes it more intriguing in so many ways.
    And Aladdin’s carpet! I love how you slipped that in there – it colors the image so vividly.
    I do so enjoy your imaginative pieces xx