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What is Scrine?

• Scrine is the home of lost, forgotten, and lonely sentences.


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• Play nice. Be kind. Post only single sentences.

• Scrine gives everyone plenty of rope to play with, but reminds everyone that even the longest rope is capable of hanging a person.

• Censorship is ugly, but still not the ugliest bird in the sky. Happily, this has never been necessary.

• The appropriateness of all sentences will remain the sole discretion of Scrine's tender.



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• Anyone. Reading along costs nothing but time.

• Membership is required to post your own sentences. Joining is quick and painless.

• With membership comes the unique privilege of calling yourself a Scriner.


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• Your information will never be sold, given away, shared, or even traded for an unimaginably delicious slice of pie.

• The above sentence may be the only sentence on this site that is 100% true.



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Disappointment
Disappointment :: Keith

Disappointment haunted him like a third nipple, hidden from the world, yet never far from his own thoughts.

    TAGS:  disappointment, secrets, hidden


Windy winter :: Snow

I woke with a start and was mildly disappointed to discover that enormous trolls were not battering my house, but merely 80mph winds.

    TAGS:  disappointment, Winter, trolls, windy


medical mystery :: bakerina

Is it possible to be disappointed into a coma?

    TAGS:  disappointment


“Today’s a school day?” she said sleepily.

    TAGS:  children, disappointment, sleepy


In a way, this fact is indicative of all that disappoints me about adulthood: when I eat nothing but desserts for dinner, I really pay for it later.

    TAGS:  adulthood, disappointment, growing up, fun food, dessert


Timmy’s Turtle :: Keith

“I thought you’d be more loving,” Timmy told the turtle as he dropped it into the lake.

    TAGS:  love, animals, disappointment, Timmy, turtles, lakes, pets


Tears of Scrine :: 'mouse

The scrinebird shed a rusty tear when she learned that the link on Carrot’s site was to “the best west wing clip ever” and not “the best wing clip ever.”

    TAGS:  disappointment, crying


Well, here I am, in my black gown and my cap; where are all the recruiters?

    TAGS:  disappointment, expectation, graduation


Air :: Keith

There is disappointment in the air; I can smell it from here.

    TAGS:  doom, disappointment, smell - the act


woe is me :: You can call me, 'Sir'

I’m absolutely fat with trepidation, girding my loins for the salty kiss of disappointment, with its inevitable tooth-gnashing and garment-rending bummer-hood.

    TAGS:  disappointment, trepidation, loins


waking dream :: boot

It was more than a bit disappointing to wake up the other day only to discover that I’m not a tree.

    TAGS:  dreams, disappointment


rainbow knees :: boot

Jemima was so very disappointed when she found out that all her mother had ever intended was to sew cloth rainbows on the knees of her old jeans.

    TAGS:  rainbows, childhood, disappointment, mothers, knees, sewing, Jemima


As wonderful as it is to receive my Scrine parcel, I was a little disappointed to not find a secret note from Keith, with detailed step-by-step instructions, taped to the inside of the box.

    TAGS:  scrine idiosyncrasies, disappointment, secrets


Heartbreak, sex is thy name!

    TAGS:  sex, disappointment, heartbreak


Simone’s tea tasted of disappointment.

    TAGS:  disappointment, tea, Simone


Conor Oberst, lets face facts, your songs lack basic musicality, and they always have; hell, every time you write something acceptable, and your voice doesn’t make me want to go on a baby punching spree, you mess up something as simple as making a song whose lyrics should both soar and be whispered, you flat line everything.

    TAGS:  disappointment, pricks


clutter :: 'mouse

I promised my workbench would never look like his did… but it does.

    TAGS:  disappointment, clutter, failure, workbench


When they heard the frantic clucking, everyone rushed into the break room to see whose hen had laid the egg, but it was only Phyllis on the phone, talking to her sister in Phoenix.

    TAGS:  chickens, chicken - the bird, disappointment, break room, clucking, frantic, Phyllis


 

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