Friday, February 12, 2010

Sad Valentine - Flash 55 Friday


It's that time of the week again! Join in the fun, write a work of fiction in 55 words on your blog and let G-Man know at Mr. KnowItAll.
 Sad Valentine


I know I’ll be at home alone,
When Valentine’s is here,
I’ll probably sip a glass of wine,
And maybe shed a tear. 

I thought our love was limitless,
I fell for all your charms,
I couldn’t think quite rationally,
When I was in your arms. 

Being blinded by love is not a good thing!   

Carmen Henesy

 Copyright (c) 2010 by Carmen Henesy All rights reserved.



25 comments:

  1. A sad, poignant 55.
    You'll find mine here.

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  2. Where do you find all of these cool memes? Anna and I keep trying to follow in your footsteps, but we don't write as well. Anna took a photo for the "Alphabe-Thursday" challenge that she started after seeing your post!
    I don't think I'll be able to make the grade for "Flash 55", so it will be either PhotoHunt tomorrow or maybe "Fluffy Friday" today. I am just an ordinary little house cat!
    Purrs,
    Sara Katt

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  3. Well it depends on the 'love'. This is one great 55 today.

    My 55 "I Want No Flowers on My Grave".

    [scroll below my show n tell as always]

    Happy Valentine's Day Weekend!


    And for how to do the 'here' in anyone's comments...go to Google and type in hyperlink tutorial...it'll show you how.

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  4. being in love is everything!

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  5. what a sad little valentine 55. love can make you blind and somewhat intoxicated.

    my 55 is up!

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  6. There's nothing quite like Valentine's Day to remind us of our broken relationships. But, like you, I would rather be alone than blind.

    A perfect 55!

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  7. I will be there with you
    Sipping tea instead of wine
    No tears, but just funny jokes
    Laughing in the face of Valentine!

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  8. Oh Carmen, that makes me sad!!! I hope you have an enjoyable VDay and not a sad one!!

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  9. oh Carmen, that makes me sad! I hope your VDay is a good one and not a sad one!

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  10. Sad but beautiful BEAUTIFUL woman... better alone than with a crap VAlentine!
    ;)

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  11. Me too....but it's good to be able to laugh about it now ten years later. I'd rather be alone and happy instead of with him and sad.

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  12. Better be alone than to be with a bad valentine.

    Here is happy Valentine to you!

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  13. Valentine is one of the toughest day around, more tears and more heartaches than at any other times.

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  14. I'm glad I left such miseries behind years ago. :P

    I have hubby to spend Valentine's Day annually.

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  15. Wow! A work of fiction AND a poem! Very nice!

    Hope you have a great weekend!

    - Margaret

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  16. Oh, how poignant, Carmen. I'll drink to you on Valentine's Day.

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  17. Better to be loved and loved than not at all ,right?

    HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!
    and
    GONG XI FA CAI!
    (means WISHING YOU PROSPERITY! in Mandarin, Chinese)

    hugs
    shakira

    http://justmeshakirack.blogspot.com/2010/02/flash-friday-55-need-to-go.html

    http://justmeshakirack.blogspot.com/2010/02/mirrors-of-my-life-thursday-theme.html

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  18. Once I was so drunk, while trying to obtain my A-level at school, writing an essay about a kite.
    It took me a further year and another love to reach my goal.
    Thank you for the memories and a wonderful weekend for you as well.

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  19. Dang Carmen!!!
    I'm sorry about this memory..
    But it was an excellent 55.
    Thank You so very much for playing today, I hope you had fun. Please have a Kick Ass Week-End.
    G-Daddy

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  20. This is another excellent poem. I've been in that exact same place before.

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  21. We all have been there, and to be able to express your feelings in 55 is wonderful. I do hope Valentine's Day will also bring a kind and loving memory your way.....:-) Hugs

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  22. anthonynorth -
    Thanks for stopping by and reading my Valentine 55.


    Sara Katt -
    The memes are helpful, sometime, when you're drawing a blank on what to post!


    Hootin' Anni -
    I was trying to keep the 55 with a Valentine's
    theme. And thanks so much for the info on the hyperlink tutorial!!


    magiceye -
    It is nice to be in love. I can remember those days. Now I just love my wonderful friends all
    over the world.


    Brian Miller -
    I definitely can relate to that feeling of intoxication with love, even if you haven't had a single drink!


    Felicitas -
    So happy to see you following my blog! Welcome.


    Icy BC -
    I'd love to laugh with you on Valentine's Day!!

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  23. Bits-n-Pieces -
    Don't feel bad! This Valentine poem was fiction for flash 55. While I've certainly had relationships end, I don't really ever recall having a sad Valentine's.


    Dulce -
    In reality, I've always had nice Valentine's, when I was in a relationship...they'd usually end AFTERWARDS!


    steviewren -
    Amen, I definitely prefer my own company and being a bit lonely to being miserable with someone.


    Mona -
    Thanks for the Valentine wishes. I got a lovely card and two huge Niederegger dark chocolate covered marzipan bars from a dear friend who is a food and beverage manager with Royal Caribbean. Sometimes my dear friends are
    better than sweethearts!


    lakeviewer -
    I can remember how painful Valentine's could be in my younger days...not so anymore.


    EastCoastLife -
    Well, you've got it made, then!


    Nanny Goats in Panties -
    I have always loved your blog name. I hope your
    Valentine's weekend is wonderful.


    ShAKirA CHOONG -
    I have definitely had my share of romances in my life...it's been like the United Nations!


    ρομπερτ -
    I am sitting here at 2AM, laughing so much at your post, imagining you drunk and trying to write about a kite. Happy Valentine's in Athens!


    g-man -
    This flash 55 is fun. I'm not sure how I got started but I enjoy it.


    Ratty -
    It sounds like there are a few of us who been in a sort of "broken hearts" club!


    Bernie -
    I had some wonderful Valentine's days with terrific guys. Sadly, one died a few years back - I mentioned him in one of my blogs.

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  24. You know, I have always thought Valentine's Day was a cruel holiday for those who don't have a "valentine." Do they still have that deal in grade school where the kids "mail" those little paper valentines to their classmates in a cupids-and-hearts-decorated box, and the valentines are then distributed to the lucky recipients? I hope not.

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  25. hehehehehehehe :)

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