Beauty and the

Posted on July 31, 2011 12:10 am under Microfiction
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The lizard surveyed their pale soft bodies. Why had that ugly species been allowed to proliferate? (99)



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This week’s word was proliferate.

13 Responses to “Beauty and the”

  1. Anthony North Says:

    Ah, nature takes every avenue, doesn’t it?

  2. jabblog uk Says:

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder;-)

  3. Kay Davies Says:

    Oh, yes, those ugly pale bodies are going to destroy the planet, that’s for sure.

    —Kay, Alberta, Canada

  4. Helen Says:

    Soon the ugly pale bodies will have a golden tan! LOL Good use of the word.

  5. Jim Says:

    “Ugly is as ugly does.” :)

  6. Sonia Lal Says:

    LOL Ugly indeed!

  7. Pat, CA, USA Says:

    That lizard is just jealous because his giant ancestors once ruled the earth and now he and his kind are just little scrawny guys.

  8. Elaine Says:

    Very good Grandma – an interesting take on the situation!

  9. Akelamalu Says:

    Haha beauty is in the eye of the beholder! Good one Grandma. :)

  10. Tammy Says:

    Oh, that’s wonderful! Very clever.

  11. Wendy Says:

    US???? Although, I have often though when the cats are watching me change clothes if they wonder how I can remove my “fur” like that.

  12. Lisa Ricard Claro Says:

    Excellent! Perspective is everything.

  13. Susan Says:

    I guess our lack of scales and green coloring would make us strange creatures indeed! LOL!