Monday, April 12, 2021

IDIOMATIC ADVICE

It's Prosery today at dVerse, and Lillian has given us If you are a dreamer, come in from a Shel Silverstein poem to be included in our prosery.  I played with some idioms, which fascinate me, for a succinct bit of nonsense advice....influenced by Silverstein himself. Submitted to dVerse  April 12, 2021

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                                           IDIOMATIC ADVICE

Don't judge a book by its cover.  Watch out for truth seekers, tale spinners, 

losers and winners, black sheep, lovers and dreamers.  There’s more than

meets the eye, and smooth talkers are a dime a dozen.  If you’re a dreamer,

 come in, but they'll have a nail in your coffin before you can hit the sack.   

Take it down a notch, zip your lip, and play safe.  Good things come to him 

who waits ……if he’s not riding the elephant in the room.


 

4 comments:

  1. A great take on the prompt! I was a bit disappointed with the advice to take it down a notch, zip your lip and play it safe....and then I read the last statement and you had me grinning ear to ear! Really enjoyed this!

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  2. why am i the one normally the one riding the elephant? loved this

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  3. Lots of cautionary idioms in there
    Happy Monday

    Muchđź’›love

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  4. Would riding the elephant be better or worse than ignoring it? Similar to taking the bull by the horns I suppose.

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