Three Things Challenge: PL165

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Welcome back to the Three Things Challenge.

Every day at 10PM (PST) I will post three seemingly unconnected things that will, hopefully, ignite your muse. You don’t have to use all three things if you don’t want to. There are no restrictions on length, style, genre, or anything. Simply read the prompt, see where your muse takes you, and bring us along for the ride. Use 3TC as a tag if you’d like and link back to this prompt, or post your link in the comments below so others can find you.

Today’s prompt: monopoly, goldfish, Rome


Wishful in Rome!

When in Rome, do as the goldfish do,
All day in the fountains …
… no not poo!
There would be mountains ..
… if they did that all day,
Which wouldn’t be good for the wishes,
One loves to take when spending a penny,
With the fishes!
They don’t have the monopoly,
… on overacting bodily and wantonly …
Disposing of their unwanted surplus,
In the waters of Roman fountains you know!
Not their sole purpose,
Not at all,  not even a little bit,
Although …,
What they do … below,
Beneath the waters, who actually gives a …

© Rory Matier 2019


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