Centina Pentina
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Centina Pentina

Another Word For…

Being cheap

“See my suit? Five dollars!”

“Ralph is so frugal,” his wife Janet said.

He handed me a pocket calendar, his name atop.

And that evening, I casually threw it away.

Thanks to J.A. Taylor and Cetina Petina for the challenge. Here are the details:



“‘Great things come in small packages,’ they say. But I’ve noticed small things also come in small packages.” —J.A. Taylor

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Terry Barr

I write about music, culture, food, and my Alabama past in The Riff, InTune, FanFare, A Cornered Gurl, Rock n”Heavy, Counter Arts, and Plethora of Pop.