Tag Archives: idioms

–Until You’ve Tried It…

lionknocker
 
Opportunity

knock-knocks

hard

on wood
 
 
and asking

who’s there?

it round-houses me

knocks me for a loop

ignoring the knocker,

and with that same

opportunistic fist, too

> the punch line <

apparently.

©Karen Robiscoe

 

 

Quitter Quotes

white flag

how many ways

can you throw in the towel?

~wave a white flag~

/ call the ball foul /

ca$h in your chip$

(call it a day)

how many ways are there

out there to say:

↑ hey, uncle ↓

(gone  AWOL)

<now left in the lurch>

* for giving up ship *

–& calling off search–

(to cop out & opt out)

† of state, law, & church? †

~to shy from~

/ resign from /

¡ t0 f0rfeit !

2 cede…

how many ways

does one really need?

* since powder *

once taken

~can come after wash~

<your hands>

of the lot

(of it)

with terry-cloth tossed.

©Karen Robiscoe

 


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