Freeze Frame Thawed to Ugly

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“I can still see her, like a picture in my brain,” Jerry muttered, half to himself and half to his cube mate, fellow drone, and drinking buddy for the three day weekend.

“Shhh,” came the reply from Geils, “is the office still spinning?”

“You and Jagermeister.”

“I said shhh.”

Obligingly, Jerry kept quiet, finding stillness, or as much as three days’ worth of hangover would allow. His muscles felt jittery, and his stomach continually threatened upheaval. Through the fog of his chemically injured brain, the image appeared all the same, cool, clear, and pleasant, a moment frozen in time. Red lipstick amidst a flawless face of porcelein danced before his inner eye.

“Yelson and Geils, you twits!” burst a shrill voice through the bubble of romantic reverie. The sight to welcome his rapidly opened eyes couldn’t have been further from Jerry’s nightclub goddess. The portly face spat, “The Cranston file. Entered by lunch. Or else!”

Geils pried his eyes open and muttered as she left, “Hellhound—tha’s what she is.”

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  1. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    The tenth song as I hit shuffle on my iPod was ‘Freeze Frame’ by J. Geils Band. I tried to include as much from the song as possible as well as the challenge-required elements. Yes, I bent the meaning a bit, but the dog is in there.

  2. Avatar Marli

    Ha,ha. Visual received loud and clear.
    Do you think " appeared," rather than, " came through all the same." would work? Rather than revisit “through” twice in the same sentence.
    Jolly funny scenario .

  3. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    can’t decide if the woman is the same or not, boss and also babe at night.