The Parallel Universe Blog

March 12, 2018

50/50 #78

March 2, 2017

Three Graces

Three Graces on a promenade, pretending to be Greek, gave their favors readily along the Chesapeake. Their stream of suitors steadily grew longer every week as […]
December 30, 2016

Two Missionaries

Here we have two missionaries back from some obscure locale. What ailing them no dictionary definition rings a bell. Reminiscing with each other, dining at a […]
November 12, 2016

A Lawyer and a Politician

One’s a lawyer; one’s a politician arguing about some damn petition. Their ambition, built on contradiction, bristles with the friction of their diction. One’s a shyster […]
August 30, 2016

Delilah

On Monday, Delilah, not feeling her best, requested to sit down and steal a short rest. On Tuesday, Delilah was heard to exclaim, “I’m mainly concerned […]
May 7, 2016

The Doctor

No, this Doctor doesn’t do what other doctors do to you. Yes, this Doctor doesn’t pry down in your throat or ear or eye. Yes, this […]
May 2, 2016

A Soup Sipper

She’s sitting in her best attire curtained by her rare desire, certain, in her costume royal, as each spoonful turns to fire. Sipping soup that’s at […]
December 5, 2015

Clairvoyant

At her table, here is Claire with her rare, clairvoyant stare. Fortuneteller, ready-made, shares her gifts when cash is paid: She’ll chart your astrology, add up […]
October 29, 2015

A Bishop and a Stranger

This Bishop, on Thanksgiving, had all his guests delighted by serving things they’s never seen that whet the appetite. It was odd when something happened that […]