one woman's terrifying and glorious leap off the cliff of midlife
Shelly seems interesting.. :-)
now that is beautiful, responsive, intriguing. Oh La Tonya, I liked this very much.
I'd never really considering thinking about people as being "al dente," but it does make perfect sense. Some our to our taste and others are not. Some are undercooked and some are overcooked, and some are perfectly "to the tooth."
Yep, that was my thinking. :-)
I love your description of Shelly. I have met a few people that are acquired tastes, but once I've warmed to them, they are quite enjoyable :)
What a unique take on the prompt. Not sure I'd like Shelly, but I sure like this piece. :)
I'd like to meet this Ms. S.
Delectable Shelly and delicious entry!
Sensual with a soupçon of humour. For all of Shelly's sharp angles, I think you've rounded this out very nicely indeed ;))
A plate full of Shelly sounds a little overwhelming.Enjoyed your take on the prompt.
This is wonderful. I have friends that are an acquired taste. I've been told that about myself. lol. Perhaps we all are just a bit. I love the usage of the prompt word.
heh. if you like your dish to the tooth...shelly sounds hot for sure
Makes me wonder just how Shelly got such a reputation...
To the tooth sounds perfect to me!
LaTonya-bravo! I love the crisp, no nonsense feel to this piece! Well done!And I have to say it doesn't get any better than a plate full of you:)
This piece itself is sharp. I love it. Thank you for linking up!
Oh she sounds interesting... and a little bit dangerous.. great write.
Who wants safe when you can have wicked? :-) Thanks.
Oh I love this one! "It's doesn't get better than a plate full of Shelly" Ha! Perfect!
'she is an acquired taste' - this is my favourite line. Unusual people are always more interesting aren't they?
Shelly seems like my kind of girl! Love the picture too! I've never heard the saying "Dish to the tooth," but I like it!
Just love the creativity in this piece. Wonderful writing and we all want to meet Shelly!
Amazing character development in just 33 words!
I am quite certain that you didn't mean for this to happen but, after reading your post and viewing many of the comments, I can't believe that no one has mentioned Hannibal Lecter! I mean, really, Shelley is an acquired taste, a plate full of Shelley is delicious, etc. When I read all of these comments about people and eating, I am drawn back to one of the many scenery-chewing scenes in Silence of the Lambs, when Sir Anthony Hopkins describes for Jody Foster, what happened to the census taker who asked too many questions. http://youtu.be/G4qblq0uahwThanks, as always, for creating the good work that you do. :)
Tom, I hadn't thought of Hannibal, but you're right, it does fit.
Love the idea of describing someone as al dente. And I love the last line. Great delivery, great take on the prompt!
Great, original use of the prompt word! Fantastic job.
This is a delightful description! What a fresh, unusual--and tasty!--way of summing someone up. Brilliant, LaTonya!
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