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    dots Submission Name: Principledots
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    Author: Torie
    Elite Ratio:    2.95 - 204/224/59
    Words: 191
    Class/Type: Prose/Longing
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    Description:
       Just as England lost Calais to France, Australia lost Les Darcy and Phar Lap to the Yankees.


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    dotsPrincipledots
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    "If the UK attempted to press claims to their old possessions in France the world would assume they lost their minds".
    - Dom.


    Frankly, I regret the loss of Calais.

    And whenever I meet a Frenchie on the bus, particularly if she is pretty, I ask - no demand - she return Calais.

    For reasons I don't understand, I get a sweet smile and a patient explanation that Calais is French.

    Naturally I demur and our conversation continues over milk coffee and croissants. And we reach an agreement in principle over Calais.

    But not so with Yankees, pretty or not. Naturally I demand to know what happened to Les Darcy and to Phar Lap.

    All I get is a strange look as though I have lost my mind.

    As I am highly suggestible, I do feel I have lost my mind. Then I think I should mention Calais, then I realise that would even be worse.

    And worse still, there is no milk coffee and croissants or an agreement in principle.

    And I am, as you know, a man of principle.




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      I also like the conversation tone, I couldn't put my finger on it but that's it. This is a great example of principle and endearing as well.
    | Posted on 2015-09-18 00:00:00 | by lori_tab | [ Reply to This ]
      For an Oz, you write a lot like Gregory Corso. Very conversational. I like every line in this.
    | Posted on 2010-03-09 00:00:00 | by VegetativeBody | [ Reply to This ]


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