Friday, October 11, 2013

Behind the Man

Sympathy for the devil?
Are you serious?
It’s so easy to assume I’ve got nothing more important to do
than mend scorch marks on the upholstery.
Truthfully?
His best ideas come from me.
The She Devil.jpg

This piece was inspired by classic Rolling Stones.  Read about it here:
http://www.trifectawritingchallenge.com/2013/10/trifextra-week-eighty-nine.html


She-devil image found here.

27 comments:

  1. OH Val, this was so incredibly GOOD.

    "he gets his best ideas from me"....I think I know that woman. BWHAHHHH.

    Such a good, well written response. (you never disappoint)
    xo

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  2. Oh I love the She-Devil. She's got attitude!

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  3. This is beautiful, :)

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  4. We always have the best ideas ;-) and we are not always devils! This was fab!

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  5. An evil woman is always scarier than an evil man!

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  6. A delicious 33 words, Valerie. I love it!!

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  7. I just laughed like the devil reading this. Out loud. Behind every successful man... and all that. This was fabulous. Thanks for linking up!

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  8. The woman behind the man! This was great :) Hope you have a nice weekend!

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  9. You crack me up Valerie! I am so glad that m&ms cause me to have a horrid scratchy throat! There is something in them that doesn't like me. So I say "I don't like m&ms, or rather, they don't like me". lol

    Yes, write. Oh I am so glad I have inspired you. Life is to short to wear sweats and running shoes everyday. I.love.you. ♥

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  10. This is fabulous. As the saying goes, behind every good man, or behind every evil man is the strong woman holding him up, or cleaning up marks from the furniture. :)

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  11. Elegantly crafted.

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  12. Oh Valerie I love the way your mind works:) Hug B

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  13. That last line made me laugh. Nicely done!

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  14. Fantastic. Devilishly delightful to read ;-)

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  15. Valerie, the easy you have with words should be "sinful" ;-)

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  16. Behind every man...

    This is fantastic Valerie! What a great take on the prompt. I love the line about scorch marks on the upholstery. :)

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  17. KA-BOOM! What a great closing line! Totally elevates this piece into something truly special. Nice movie poster, too. That must have caused a stir in its' day. :)

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  18. Clever, you are--and a joy as always to read!

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  19. what a bad girl! Frankly, people leave the devil little to do with some of their activity. Oh well, more for us to write about. Good read.

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  20. So true ..... behind every successful man is a ...... This made me smile. Clever take on the prompt.

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  21. Yes.. that sultry voice whispering in the asbestos sofa :-)

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  22. mending scorch marks... now there's something I haven't felt guilty about not doing.
    Love it, Valerie!

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  23. Haha! Awesomeness from title to end. Great job, my friend. <----totally unplanned rhyme. :)

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  24. YEAH FOR YOU! I went to Trifecta and saw you won third place and a well deserved win with this one. How do you do it? Make me laugh in so few words.

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  25. Ha! The upholstery comment really made this. And now I need to see the movie.

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