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Awaited and Lost in one Stutter

Updated on July 11, 2012

While waiting, make sure you are ready.

Everything comes to him who waits.
Everything comes to him who waits. | Source

"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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    • raciniwa profile image

      raciniwa 5 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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      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Another "if only.... ."

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 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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      frogyfish 5 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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      Karen Silverman 5 years ago

      easy come - easy go!

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      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      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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      Amy Becherer 5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      awwwww, poor dude!

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      flashmakeit 5 years ago from usa

      Oh gee you write some unusual stuff!!

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      cleaner3 5 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      cool, ha, ha, ha.