THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE KWIZ

August 21, 2014

alfonso

Before assigning the name Gold Hat to this character, B. Traven, mysterious author of the unique novel,

a. ate a cactus.

b. lived up to his neck in a mudhole for a week.

c. drank so much tequila that he levitated, and his serape turned phosphorescent green.

d. slithered on his belly through mesquite, eating dirt.

e. fled New York after punching Flo Ziegfeld.

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4 THINGS

August 20, 2014

Thing 1 – a well worn deck of cards missing its 3 of clubs

Thing 2 – a 100 watt light bulb, burned out

Thing 3 – a large key ring holding some 25 keys

Thing 4 – a human eye on a butter dish

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ELSA

August 19, 2014

elsa

This is my friend Elsa screaming at the church’s bells.

Church bells aside, she’s docile and pleasant for the most part.

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SMILE

August 18, 2014

smile

Conrad was so happy.

He had 200 teeth.

He shed them every winter

and made a Christmas wreath.

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OPENING NIGHT

August 17, 2014

cabinet

Preparing for the opening night curtain a scant one hour away, each member of the cast looks deep within. All have highest hopes for their admittedly offbeat production of ‘Hello, Dolly’.

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AN ODD MAXIM

August 16, 2014

The graceful ptarmigan need not mend its fences.

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STROLLING VENUE

August 15, 2014

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Titania and Oberon stroll here often.

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VISITOR

August 14, 2014

robot helm

At last you have arrived at the cottage in the woods. You push the door open and enter. Fireplace. Plush chair. All you need to work on your manuscript for a few blessed days of peace and quiet. You shuffle out of your backpack and drop it to the floor. A muffled whump. Not the backpack. Seemed to come from the other room. ‘Hello. Anyone here?’ you say. You move toward the door to the other room, put your ear against it. Nothing. Silence. Then the door slowly swings open on its own. There she is. You die.

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SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON

August 13, 2014

aftertheouting

A few members of the Swiss Family Robinson not adjusting well to their return to civilization.

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BOULDER

August 12, 2014

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The bolder boulder bowled her over when, bearing flowers, he rashly rushed to her side.

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