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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Self Description In Four Words: I Won't Back Down

It's another busy week around here. A couple of live shows which will be reviewed before too long. There's some good music coming out which gets me real happy, and as soon as the weather warms up, we can all come out of our cocoons.

Over at Lance's 100 Word Song Challenge, Deb aka @deblsee on Twitter picked out this week's song. For the newbies around here, the picked song is a prompt to write a story, poem, or any post in exactly 100 words. The post doesn't need to come from the title, it can be a feeling you get from it or basically any way you can relate it back. This week's song is a good one. "I Won't Back Down," from Tom Petty.

And...


The Jeep Wrangler barreled against the hill for the eighth time. Damn it. We’re in freakin’ no man’s land. A bead of sweat made its way down Charlie’s forehead. He glanced over at Billy, but Billy was looking at the gravel moving slowly under the truck.

Charlie thought about the commercials he had seen on TV. Those Jeeps would climb a vertical wall without even a hitch in their giddyup. Whose idea was this anyway?

Billy looked over and pleaded “back it up, it’s the only way.”

Never a man who liked to be beaten, Charlie shifted into low.

“No.



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6 comments:

  1. I'm thinking of joining in; just stopping by to check out my competition.

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    1. You should definitely join in, it really is fun. And thanks for stopping by. I look forward to reading yours.

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  2. Oh I like this. The emotions are very vivid. Awesome take on the song too by the way.

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  3. Thank you so much. I tried to get a double "won't back down." Not down the hill and not from the challenge. Glad you stopped by.

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  4. One tough cookie, this Charlie...

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  5. maybe, maybe he's just an idiot. thanks for the visit t.

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