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


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


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Eyes
hats :: 'mouse

Every time I tell someone I’m a scriner, their eyes dance about my head and then try to peer into my pockets, looking for my funny hat.

    TAGS:  hats, eyes, heads, pockets


dear old mum :: Jo

As my mother used to say, it’s all fun and games until someone pokes an eye out, and then it’s just FUN.

    TAGS:  eyes, mothers, games, fun, poke


help! :: Jo

There is nothing about this headache that a well-placed ball peen hammer between the eyes wouldn’t fix.

    TAGS:  eyes, relief, ball peen, headaches, hammer


shuttered eyes :: boot

I shut the doors once more; the eyes were making me feel more than a little disconcerted.

    TAGS:  eyes


One time I died and went to Heaven, my soul reborn as a perfectly round, beautiful piece of glass; unfortunately, a man who’d once ran with scissors as a kid found me, picked me up, and said, “So, you think you’re the right eye for the job?”

    TAGS:  eyes, weird


Suddenly she was worried that the eye tic was not just a sign of a strange neurological disorder, but proof that someone, late into the dark night, had stolen into her room and planted a bomb beneath her eyelid.

    TAGS:  1st Sentence, eyes, worry, bombs


If eyes are the window to the soul, is it also true that that ears are the tent flaps to the id?

    TAGS:  word play, eyes, ears


“Just a few scratches on the boy,” the doctor reassured Timmy’s mother, “nothing serious at all; but you might want to have his eyes examined, because he really should have seen that tortoise coming.”

    TAGS:  accident prone, eyes, Timmy, turtles, tortoises


Dry Eyes :: Keith

After poking out his own dry eyes with a sharpened pencil, Simon swore that he could hear the sand pouring out for what seemed like hours, although in reality, the sand poured out for no longer than ten minutes, tops.

    TAGS:  eyes, surreal, poke, sand


Or is it me? :: pam

Speak to me only with thine eyes, and I - I will get my ears checked, ‘cause damn, it’s suddenly very quiet around here.

    TAGS:  word play, eyes, ears


Sneaky Alien :: grudknows

The ducks, with a slightly mad glint in their eyes, marched onward not looking to the left, not looking to the right - and not daring to look at Becky or the Tall Man who both, in their own ways made strange things happen - however, as they went by, I saw one sneak a peek at Henry.

    TAGS:  Henry, Becky the Harlequin, ducks, harlequin, duck - the bird, eyes, tall man, The Tall Man, peek


Last year a small bird drowned in our pool and was discovered by one of my son’s friends as they all plunged into the water without looking; but I like this year’s retelling of the story much better than last year’s, because now the story includes not a small dead sparrow, but rather a three-foot, black crow floating straight-up in the water (“and I swear this part is true, Dad”) with dead eyes that won’t look away.

    TAGS:  birds, eyes, crows, sparrows


Marble Eyes :: Keith

When the bank statements couldn’t be found, I felt my eyes turn into marbles and heard them as they fell and bounced across my desk, but of course, there was no way I could see this happen, although I sure would have liked to.

    TAGS:  accounting, amazement, bank, eyes, lost, marbles, desk, paperwork


Regardless of how sexy they look, never draw attention to the agent’s red devil eyes

    TAGS:  advice, eyes, devil


Looking more closely, I realized her blind eyes had been replaced by jewels.

    TAGS:  dreams, eyes, blind, jewels


Dogeye :: Keith

Sometimes my dog cuddles up too close and I get some dogeye fluid in my eye and for about a half an hour everything looks like a tasty snack.

    TAGS:  dogs, eyes, cuddling, snacks, eyeballs, tasty, fluids


 

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