Weekend Writing Prompt — Disingenuous

It’s March, we haven’t had rain since December, and they’re calling for a long, hot, dry summer. You purport to be environmentally conscientious, yet when I suggest that you’re wasting precious water by sprinkling your lawn every single day, you respond with anger. You are disingenuous and the ramifications seem elusive to you. Apparently conserving water is not a priority for you.

(Exactly 62 words)

Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where the word is “purport” in exactly 62 words. Also for these daily prompts: Ragtag Daily Prompt (march), Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (water). The Daily Spur (anger), My Vivid Blog (elusive), and E.M.’s Random Word Prompt (apparently).

17 thoughts on “Weekend Writing Prompt — Disingenuous

  1. Lauren March 12, 2022 / 2:51 pm

    Our city is giving fines for wasting water. As well they should.

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  2. Willowsoul March 12, 2022 / 3:27 pm

    Happy to send some your way ….. we are over water logged in sunny brisbane…..

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  3. cagedunn March 12, 2022 / 4:09 pm

    We, in Adelaide, are in drought, while our northeastern states are savaged by floods … need a river to wend its way from there to here.

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    • Nope, Not Pam March 13, 2022 / 3:01 am

      My son’s flooded out 😞

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      • cagedunn March 13, 2022 / 1:05 pm

        And my brother and his inlaws. It was 2 weeks flooding before we heard from them. Most of them.

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        • Nope, Not Pam March 13, 2022 / 2:55 pm

          My son’s just worried about working. He’s casual, so no work no pay

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  4. Sadje March 12, 2022 / 9:18 pm

    Wasting water on lawn maintenance is so bad.

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  5. Nope, Not Pam March 13, 2022 / 1:59 am

    Some people think grass is always green 😡

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  6. Bill March 13, 2022 / 4:55 am

    So often the truth. Well done, but two words short 🙂 Not that I care. (64).

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    • Fandango March 13, 2022 / 7:13 am

      Oops, you’re right. Jeez, how did I misread that number? I need my eyes checked.

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  7. leigha66 April 9, 2022 / 10:54 am

    We are coming out of our drought a little but still need some good spring rains. I never have understood those who insist on a green lawn at such a cost.

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    • Fandango April 9, 2022 / 1:34 pm

      We are still in a deep drought here in NorCal.

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        • Fandango April 11, 2022 / 10:39 pm

          We got a little rain today, but not nearly what we need.


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