Weekly Writing Challenge: Oh, the Irony

From WordPress for the Weekly Writing Challenge: Oh, the Irony: “In everyday language, we now use “irony” as a synonym for snark or sarcasm (or, sometimes, for unusually bad luck). xxx In this week’s challenge, I’d like to invite you to write a post built around an ironic moment. You could recount a scene in which what you said was the opposite of what you meant. You could tell a story in which one of the people involved is entirely unaware of the motivations of everyone else. Or address your post to another person, letting us — your readers — infer the real, very different message between the lines.xxx” at:

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_writing_challenge/oh-the-irony/

my post on “irony”. ironically, the irony is always lost on those think their reign is iron-clad

           The Wonder of Plunder

 

One day you have the Palace and the Senate

 

Next day you have a prison and  a  sentence

 

One day you’re hosting a ball —

 

Next day you’re posting your bail.

 

One day you’re flying and jetsetting

 

Next day you want to be jettisoned

 

One day you’re creme de la creme —

Next day you’re cream of your crime.

 

Such is life, really?, what a wonder

 

Life is bittersweet, seriously?, your time means plunder

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this is a reworked version of an earlier post

thanks, WordPress, for being my host.

Weekly Writing Challenge: Genre Blender

 Weekly Writing Challenge: Genre Blender at:

 http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_writing_challenge/genre-blender/

– Pick from any of the following genre: Historical Fiction, Magical Realism, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Mystery/Crime, Romance, Satire… then choose from any of the following styles: Poem, Profile, Open Letter, Instructional, Rant, Photograph … then mix the two.
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                      Witness Holding Room

He looked almost fragile

sunk on the tired sofa

in his fallen

corporate suit, ash

wan and unwanted, today

but for the artificial lights

and his

maquillage.