Tweezer: a bi-pronged hero who extracts tiny pricks. Bouncer: same thing.

Prompt: 17 Syllables on a cactus thorn stuck in your hand.

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Ouch, a stabbing pain in my paw. In the pads on my upper middle finger. In the pads of the hand. Ouch.

A actus poked me there. It hurt. We bought them from the grocery store, where the cacti are sold in wrapped plastic bags through which spikes can poke.

A sharp pain. A tweezing of my feelings.

Hold still; I’ll get it.

How did ancient people deal with splinters?

The most annoying tiny prick, inflamed, dangerous as fuck. Ancient people likely died from splinter infections. Hell, modern people without tweezers likely died from thorns.

A tiny prick leads to inflammation.

Big tragedy from such a tiny prick.

The tweezer,

All hail the tweezer, saving humanity from big tragedy due to tiny pricks.

Tweezer, an unsung hero who saves humanity from tiny pricks.

Tweezer, you simple hero,

Tweezer: noun. A simple hero who pulls humanity from tiny pricks.

Tweezer: noun. A simple hero who extracts tiny pricks.

Tweezer: noun. A bi-pronged hero who extracts tiny pricks. See also “bouncer.”

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Tweezer: a bi-pronged hero who extracts tiny pricks. Bouncer: same thing.

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