Murder, She Wrote

Jane Yeh

Jessica types secretarially fast.
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She walks to the mailbox like a boss.
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The langoustine of the morning is occupied by her preparations.
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She makes a killer tuna salad for the Fourth of July picnic.
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Also, her knowledge is vast as a flatbread.
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*Knowledge of murder.
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Jessica walks down to Main Street like a pelican.
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Her hair is like a certain Asian foodstuff (pork floss).
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The picnic is in full swing.
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If someone were to be killed, Jessica would never be suspected.
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The catamaran of sunset thuddingly docks.
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Jessica quizzes the mayor perkily (about fireworks).
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She uses her powers of logic like a crab pinching its neighbours – ouch.
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Surprisingly, no one is murdered during the fireworks.
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*Technically speaking.
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Jessica wakes up the next day like a creamy soup base.
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She types and types but she can’t remember (what happened yesterday).
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Also, the police are coming.
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Jessica’s voice is wobbly as an egg (for no reason).
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Her thoughts are like kidnap victims being kept in a cellar.
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*The converted basement of her mind.