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Air Lock in Juneau September 5, 2013

Posted by nrhatch in Fiction, Humor, Poetry, Word Play.
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Digital-WorldWhat?  I’ve been transferred . . . to Juneau?!
Are you kidding me?
My wife will never agree to move to Alaska.
I’ll be single before the ink on the contract is dry.

I am being serious.
That crashing sound you hear is my impending divorce.

Believe me, I know.
Juneau is a “no go.”

When we tied the knot, I promised to love, honor, cherish, and . . . go where it’s warm.


Think Jimmy Buffet and his catchy rhapsody ‘neath swaying palms.


Yes, I know I’m up for review.

Yes, I realize the transfer might advance my career . . . but agreeing to go will mean the death of my marriage.

My wife will write, produce, and star in a one woman satirical stage revue about its (or my!) demise.

Sad-TigerHmm . . . I’m not sure.
Something catchy.

Perhaps “Air Lock in Juneau”?

I can’t go.

Aah . . . that’s better!

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Prompt from Poets & Writers ~  Write a poem that incorporates the following words: transfer, single, impend, knot, rhapsody, revue, air lock.

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