Awaited and Lost in one Stutter

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"Star bright, starlight, first star I see tonight...."

For dozens of years he had waited,

for the girl of his dreams to appear.

One day finally a maiden,

whispered softly, “I am here.”

It shocked him so much

that he stuttered:

"Whh…whhha,,,what, ttoo, ttoo, took…

yuh, yuuh, you…suh, suh so long?"

He forgot to raise his inflection

in asking his question sincere;

so that all she got from his question

was the ending, and abruptly disappeared.


© 2012 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.

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cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

cool, ha, ha, ha.

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flashmakeit 4 years ago from usa

Oh gee you write some unusual stuff!!

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Amy Becherer 4 years ago from St. Louis, MO

awwwww, poor dude!

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Perspycacious 4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

cleaner3: It was great that you got it and said so!

flashmakeit: Freedom isn't free unless we are free to write even "unusual stuff." Just trying to prove that "variety is the spice of life.

Amy Becherer: He who hesitates is lost, and sadly for many a stuttering episode is painful hesitation. Thus, "poor dude". ; o )

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ImKarn23 4 years ago

easy come - easy go!

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frogyfish 4 years ago from Central United States of America

Aw-w poor dude, indeed! But she 'went' so fast! But, was it good-riddance really? Haha and thanks for a fun one.

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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

LOL Knew this poor guy who stuttered took him almost an hour to finish a thought.

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Perspycacious 4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

Another "if only.... ."

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raciniwa 4 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

awww, i can relate to the girl on what i did to the guy...tsk, tsk...

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