I wrote one about autumn, which I didn't love. And then another about true love that didn't really sing for me the way I'd intended. So here is my take on Mr. Darcy's first proposal in Pride & Prejudice, which I am re-reading for the second time this year and have watched thrice in the past month (once for the 2005 movie, and twice for the full BBC series starring Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle).
Pride & Prejudice
so sure of
your welcome, so
confident that I
would jump at your offer.
As if I could. As if your
attitude did not matter, your
prior actions did not signify.
Sorry, Mr. Darcy, I must decline.
It never occurred to me that you might
decline my proposal, or that my
recitation of my concerns
might be inappropriate.
I thought that you were on
the same page as me.
I can’t believe
that I may
Tanita's etherees can be found at fiction, instead of lies
Laura's etheree is at Writing the World for Kids, which has a shiny new format.
Andi's etheree can be found at A Wrung Sponge
Sara's is at Read Write Believe
Liz's etherees are at her blog
Trisha's is at The Miss Rumphius Effect.
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