Daily Archives: 17 March, 2012

Happy St Patricks day and Trifecta


Today’s Music: Dropkick Murphys – Fields of Athenry
Days Til Spring: 3!!!

First, and most importantly, HAPPY SAINT PATRICK’S DAY!!!
As I have noted before, I am Irish (and proudly so) by alcohol intake.
Hope all of you have a great day, and don’t do anything stupid with motor vehicles.
Feel free to do anything else stupid you like.

Chicago knows how to celebrate St Pats!

And hear are my Trifecta entries
The weekend word is Lost.

I came up with the second one first, but wrote the first in memory of some horrible times during this wonderful holiday…

Purpose Lost
The fear is overwhelming.
I search, pushing my way through the thick stifling crowd.
Their banter and joy wash past me.
My panic grows worse with each passing moment.
WHERE IS MY PINT?!?

Battle Lost
The metallic speaker spat out the voices from far away.
“Hard to port! FIRE!!!”
“Sir, incomi–”
The speaker crackled, buzzing with a surge of static energy.
The commanders waited through the silence…

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