Have you ever heard of “fabulous realities?” Here’s what you need to create one of your own:
“Tension is necessary to make a fabulous reality. Two things that do not belong together touch in some way, and their touching creates waves of further suggestion that are not stated.”
~Ken Macrorie, Telling Writing
A pimply-faced, dirty, barefooted, greasy, stringy-haired girl was smoking a cigarette and eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, riding a crowded elevator at the University of Michigan while reading How to Win Friends and Influence People.
A display of kid-size pink rifles at a gun show. The sign advertising them said, “My First Rifle.” In small print below: “Not a toy."
An elderly lady in Las Vegas, dressed in a full-length mink coat and rhinestone flip-flops, an oxygen pack tucked neatly into her pocket.
Can you make one up? It can be poker-related or not. Good luck and have fun!