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Untitled :: 'mouse

She gritted her teeth and plunged her hand into the dark, oily and very cold bilge water, feeling around for the finger she had just dropped there.

    TAGS:  dark, fingers, horrible, plunge

digitviille :: boot

The view was a weird one, all fish-eyed and whorly, but as they seemed to be stuck for a while, Blue thought they might as well stop for beer, photos and a bit of a kip.

    TAGS:  fingers, kip, whorly

phffft :: boot

She looked at her fingers in a sad and disappointed sort of way and turned around to point her ear at the closest passerby, who promptly melted into a butterscotch rollerskate - “much better” thought Becky.

    TAGS:  Becky the Harlequin, harlequin, fingers, butterscotch, phffft

I set a twelve-hour pot roast to slow cook this morning, but I should have put in my contact lenses first because now I’m not sure if my fingertips touched those chipotles or not.

    TAGS:  cooking, fingers, pot roast, chipotles

ten :: boot

Why 10 fingers and not 12 or 8 or 15 and a half?

    TAGS:  fingers

As the Prime Minister was introduced to Boot he proffered his hand in greeting, and Boot glared angrily at those horrible fingers and began her vociferous tirade.

    TAGS:  Miss Jane, polite violence, fingers, tirade, prime minister, vociferous

The giant sat slumped over his keyboard, his fingers twitching furtively, and as his little rusty birds chirped and cheered “50,000”, he smiled in his wordless sleep.

    TAGS:  dreams, birds, fingers, giants

Fingers would be good if they had slinky-like springs in the knuckles.

    TAGS:  boing, fingers, Slinky - the toy, oing, springs, yoing

Fingers; can you get anything more amazing?

    TAGS:  amazing, fingers, ordinary

Everyone moved slow around Jimmy the Quirk, on account of his jumpy trigger finger.

    TAGS:  crime, fingers, Jimmy the Quirk, guns, trigger

Little Bear rarely envied the humans that passed through his meadow, but that day, spying the beautiful, shiny gold ring someone had lost in the stream he wished he had hands with which to pick it up, and fingers on which to wear it, or at least a pocket in which he couild keep it and carry it around.

    TAGS:  Little Bear, fingers, pockets, gold ring, opposable thumbs

Tiny fingers :: bakerina

She wished she had fingers tiny enough to wring the necks of the mysterious paper-white critters that flew out of her tomato plants every time she cut back a leaf.

    TAGS:  fingers, tomatoes, wishful, tiny

gelatinous :: boot

It’s a good thing our fingers aren’t made of jelly, else pretty soon all the door handles would be darn sticky.

    TAGS:  fingers, surreal, jelly, sureeal

I tried to shake her from my limbs, but she clung to clumsy corners like maple sap; I stoked up a fire with her bellowing anger, and she boiled herself into syrup.

    TAGS:  anger, fire, fingers, breakups, bellows, limbs, clumsy corners, sap, maple trees, sappy


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