dennis scharnberg

annoying paint spatter

Reggie is a ne’er-do-well, don’t you see?  A ne’er-do-well of Dickensian proportions.

Sebastian Sleeve,  The Random Walk and Other Stories.

candles for sale

All eyes on her.  An admiring audience.  A dream come true it is.  Until it becomes tiresome.

Tate LaBianca,  Four and Twenty Blackbirds.

shiny new thing

Because of dusk, neither day nor night can exist.

Godfrey Tooke,  Collected Aphorisms.

tweedledum and tweedledee

“You’re getting it all wrong, Tom,”  laughed Mr. Mullinax.  “What future was ever foreseeable?”

Michael Margate,  The Shadow Path.

wild and wooly

“Was that a logical argument?” Ted wondered.  “Or an episode of taunting?”

Devona Twilly,  Shallowness, a Novel.

the wild side

Jayne is a model, you see.  Her eyebrows are the largest thing about her.

Diana Moone,  Living Well.

footfalls haunted him

“No, Miriam, I simply cannot signify,” admitted Dwayne.  “Not today.  Perhaps never again!”

Anselm Bligh,  A Collection of Miniatures.

happily ever after

Today, everything is amazing; and if not that, it is ironic.  Or it is iconic.  Or awesome.

Roger Hedgecook,  Stolen and Sold for Parts.