I often feel like I can’t come up with a darn thing for the twitter operaplot contest, and yet I keep trying. Go figure! I guess I am competitive after all. Hmmm.

I had totally forgotten what I did last year, so I’m glad that they are up for me to see (and get embarrassed over). Some are so bad I can’t post them here. Some are moderately acceptable, so I’ll admit to them, although they just aren’t clever enough to win anything.

I’m sure you can guess the operas:

@pattyoboe – Smoking hot might win the guys, especially with her fiery eyes. But it’s bound to kill her too, ’tis true. No bull

@pattyoboe – opera haiku: sad sack hides daughter/cad tries to get her in sack/daughter dies in sack

@pattyoboe – They both may die a Shakespearean death, but this time they take their last breath together. Lucky kids.

@pattyoboe – I must marry who mom said/Why can’t you love me instead?/I’ll shoot myself with your husband’s gun/Kiss/Die/Opera done

… the weird thing is that I had forgotten about these and some new ones are awfully close to what I did last year. More embarrassment! Sigh.

So far I’ve submitted seven this year. I’ll post ’em all when the contest has ended (Friday). Or maybe I’ll post ’em all. I might decide they simply aren’t presentable enough. We’ll see!


  1. Gee thanks, Dan! 🙂

  2. I love your entries. You even inspired me to try a few as well.

  3. Thanks! I thought yours were great, Mike! 🙂

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