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She Comes With Spring

Poison Penny

By Mother CombsPublished 2 months ago 1 min read
Image by JL G from Pixabay

She comes with the rising of the temperatures, the budding of the trees, and the blooming of the flowers. Gracefully, she flows into the meadows, fragrantly scenting up all around her. Calmly, she waits for some soul to join her, quietly luring them to her. She’s as ancient as time and as patient as any predator. Her beauty has met no equal, and men gladly die at her feet with a smile. She is more deadly than nightshade and more poisonous than hemlock. They call her Poison Penny, and she comes with Spring

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Mother Combs

Come near, sit a spell, and listen to tales of old as I sit and rock by my fire. I'll serve you some cocoa and cookies as I tell you of the time long gone by when your Greats-greats once lived.

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  • Suze Kay2 months ago

    Oo so very vibey indeed. Would read a hundred more paragraphs of vibe alone!

  • Sandra Matos2 months ago

    I definitely feel the vibe from this. This story does deserve telling. I will read it if you write it! I want to meet her, this energy that men gladly die for!

  • Oooo, Poison Penny is like a siren! I aspire to be her! Loved your story!

  • And so my heart is slain by this queen of all disdain. Quite evocative, Mother. I would love to see what you might do with this, expanding upon her legend.

  • Ace Melee2 months ago

    Beautiful photo and beautiful, poetic prose.

  • Kenny Penn2 months ago

    So, this story was so good I had to do a google search to see if there was such a thing as “Poison Penny”. I didn’t find anything concrete, so I gotta ask, what is it and please tell me you’ll be writing more about it!

  • ROCK 2 months ago

    You amaze me!

  • Daphsam2 months ago

    Wow, I agree with Kelli--MORE!! This was so good!

  • wow...this begs for more

  • Hayley Matto2 months ago

    I'd like to know more about Poison Penny! Beautiful writing, definitely feels like it could exist just as well on it's own as it could as a potential intro to a fiction, selfishly I hope it's the latter. 💕😉

  • JBaz2 months ago

    Whoa, this is such an intriguing beginning to a future story I hope. So full of possibilities.

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