MuddyUm
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MuddyUm

A 19th Century Woman After a 21st Century Date

Words fail her

Photo by Jamie Street on Unsplash

Inspired by a mercurial prompt on lost words from Susan Brearley. Parenthetical glossary for extremely archaic terms provided.

I am befuddled. Mr. Worthington did ask for my hand in courtship after I shot him a sanguine gaze in Randy’s Sports Bar and Grill, but he has scant replied to my urgent pleas for meeting or correspondence…

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Sarah Paris

Sarah Paris

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Author of Signs My Toddler Has a Drinking Problem (humor collection).Freelance writer of all things. Fiction is my heartbeat. Believer. Adventurer. Semi- funny.