16 Sep 2010

A Cautionary Tale

Thanks Willow, for Magpie #32


A Question Of Timing,
or
Too Little Too Late.

They say I've an hourglass figure, but I know this might end up a lie.
I think that my middle is growing and could be a bump, by and by.
A baby's a lovely addition to a family unit, they say,
but a possible solitary parent may think "Oh, no! Lack-a-day!"
(or similar phrases of horror) at losing their singleton state.
But I have a sneaking suspicion I've left all the choices too late,
for instead of "Goodbye", I said "Hello! Come in!"
Now I'm thinking I've earned me the wages of sin!

28 comments:

  1. Lovely! But your warning has come too late

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  2. it's never too late.. or else it always have some solution ;)

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  3. Each day anew we have the opportunity to make new choices and carve out a new future. We are not our passed mistakes UNLESS we repeat them over and over. Lovely write here. Love and Light, Sender

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  4. A great fun view... nice flip-flopping too!

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  5. I don't know about wages of sin- I prefer the
    Hello come in! Are congratulations in order?
    Nice Magpie.

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  6. Kathew, I like your Congratulations idea - I'd go for that! :)

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  7. Those wages of sin are a blessing and a boon :-)

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  8. Hmm, now the clock really is ticking.

    Word Verification - SINSTAT

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  9. Funny little moral, wages of sin? Priceless.

    Elizabeth

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  10. So clever - the wages of sin, to be sure!

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  11. Very clever indeed...and a fun read and lesson to boot....bkm

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  12. Oopsie daisy...here comes the baby

    cute

    Rene

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  13. What a great Magpie! The end of my singleton days is now almost 21, so this is certainly a tale that I could relate to.

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  14. Wonderful post Jinksy..every end gives a new beginning :)

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  15. dear me, Jinksy , nobody could take this one to be about you.
    I'm surprised you remember the days of bumps and sin, lucky you.

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  16. Congratulations? Or r u still not sure how u feel?

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  17. nice write...left all the choices too late...this is the danger we all face...nice magpie!

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  18. blessings come in many forms--here's to the possibilities!

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  19. I like the saying..."it's never too late." But my logical mind says that it sometimes is...but that doesn't mean it's too late for some other solution...so maybe a better saying would be, "I'm sick of following my dreams. I'm just going to ask them where they're going and hook up with them later."

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  20. Wages of sin ...sounds like fun ;-)

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  21. Clever -- the wages of sin are paid off with a baby -- maybe...

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  22. I love steviewren 's idea ask your dreams where they are going and just try to keep up.
    Great Maggie, as usual.Verification word 'worning'
    QMM

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  23. Jinksy, you have now fixed an extraordinary picture of you in my mind, and I don't believe a word of it! I'll be mostly missing for the next few days - travelling - so happy poeming.

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