July 10, 2010

Sunkissed and Killed!

Magpie 22.......

You're growing so fast. I can't believe the changes in you. You're now mature enough to be tied against a pole, forced to stand straight and remain in this position until I decide what the next move will be. I'll not be around for hours at a time but I'll make sure you're secured under intense heat from the window panels.  I'll let the sun scorch skin until it glows red and the oppressive atmosphere of your dwelling snuffs out invading insects in minutes. Even in this heat I won't be giving you a drink until dusk. I will, however, feed you for they say sustenance is crucial to development. The healthier you are, the bigger joy I get when your time comes.  I may even slice a member of your family up before you, out of curiosity. What's one little sacrifice from an array of essences? Easy pickings.

I am a repeat offender. Every year this urge takes over me. My seed is scattered and the rewards are sweet. The glistening and perfect plumpness of your young skin, ripe for the taking and the basic taste sensation of your flesh can only lure me back time and again. I know you won't be here forever. And that's why every year I can't help but subjugate your future fruits, gird up your loins and keep a very close eye on you........................................

19 comments:

Oddyoddyo13 said...

That sounds like me and any type of vegetation I attempt to grow....my green thumb is all but nonexistent. LoL

This was fantastic Lena. :)

Brian Miller said...

wonderful write...lovely play at being kinda psycho...but i guess i get that way with my tomatoes as well...nice magpie

RNSANE said...

Very descriptive and tantalizing. Those tomatoes are your captives, awaiting their final demise at your hands.

Helen said...

Oh so very delicious! That's my kind of torture!
Wonderful Magpie!

Tumblewords: said...

A delectable piece! Oh, the beauty of a fresh tomato...

signed...bkm said...

A tomato take on Fargo - the grinning up the loins....great magpie...bkm

soundoffreedom said...

nicely written!

kathew said...

torture thos tomaters!

kobico said...

Oh Helena, you make me look at my tomato plants in a whole different light!

Suz said...

Oh my.....
good tension throughout
remind me never to cross you
loved its wickedness
good writing

brenda w said...

Beautiful ode to a tomato. Only true love, or whack job obsession, can lead to the vigilant discipline of growing the perfect specimen.

RA said...

Wicked! :D

rel said...

Lena,
Nothing beats the ripe taste bursting into your mouth of a sun warmed tomato lovingly raised for just such a purpose.
rel

Sue J said...

You sound like the Grand Inquisitor :) Well written.

Lisa said...

a very saucy little piece! ;-)

Jingle said...

you got me from the beginning...
fantastic tale!

Stafford Ray said...

Nice balance between rape and the Inquisition. Very juicy!

Ed Pilolla said...

this is delicious.

The Unknowngnome said...

Oh my! To be so sunkissed and killed! I enjoyed this wicked little twist of my mind.