TBM-2012.23 – Mermaid Minute: Sandy Claws

Mermaid Minute

Description:

#audio. #mermaidminute  Me-Me del Mare talks about Sandy Claws and Crab Kringle

Excerpt:

High above the seashore seagulls pause
Calling out for Sandy Claws
Across the wet sand click! Click! Click!
Enters the form of Sand Crab Nick!

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Credits:

  • The Bathtub Mermaid: Tales from the Tub is written and produced by Melissa A. Bartell, and is recorded and produced using the Auphonic iPhone app and Audacity.
  • Bathtub Mermaid banner art was created by Rebecca Moran of Moran Media
  • Sound Effects are from Freesound.

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TBM-2012.22 – Mermaid Minute: Rudolph the Red-Tailed Black Shark

Mermaid Minute

Description:

#audio. #mermaidminute  Me-Me del Mare talks about sharks and carps.

Excerpt:

Rudolph the red-tailed black shark
Had a very fiery fin.
And if you ever saw him
You would know that times are grim

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Credits:

  • The Bathtub Mermaid: Tales from the Tub is written and produced by Melissa A. Bartell, and is recorded and produced using the Auphonic iPhone app and Audacity.
  • Bathtub Mermaid banner art was created by Rebecca Moran of Moran Media
  • Sound Effects are from Freesound.

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TBM-2012.21 – Mermaid Minute: Water Wonderland

Mermaid Minute

Description:

#audio. #mermaidminute  Me-Me del Mare talks sand angels.

Excerpt:

Sirens sing, are you listening?
Beneath the moon, their tails are glistening
A wonderful sight!
We’re happy tonight
Splashing in a water wonderland!

Links and References

Credits:

  • The Bathtub Mermaid: Tales from the Tub is written and produced by Melissa A. Bartell, and is recorded and produced using the Auphonic iPhone app and Audacity.
  • Bathtub Mermaid banner art was created by Rebecca Moran of Moran Media
  • Sound Effects are from Freesound.

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TBM – 2012.16 – Mermaid Minute: Here We Come A-Coraling

Mermaid Minute

Description:

#audio. #mermaidminute  Me-Me del Mare talks about carol – um – coraling.

Excerpt:

Here we come a-coraling down in the sea so blue
And here we come a-swimming to sing our songs for you

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Credits:

  • The Bathtub Mermaid: Tales from the Tub is written and produced by Melissa A. Bartell, and is recorded and produced using the Auphonic iPhone app and Audacity.
  • Bathtub Mermaid banner art was created by Rebecca Moran of Moran Media
  • Sound Effects are from Freesound.

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TBM – 2012.15 – Mermaid Minute: Frosty the Blowfish

Mermaid Minute

Description:

#audio. #mermaidminute  Me-Me del Mare talks about snowmen and winter at the beach.

Excerpt:

Frosty the Blowfish

Was a jolly, splashy soul

With a million spikes that come out at night

And two eyes that pierce your soul

Links and References

Credits:

  • The Bathtub Mermaid: Tales from the Tub is written and produced by Melissa A. Bartell, and is recorded and produced using the Auphonic iPhone app and Audacity.
  • Bathtub Mermaid banner art was created by Rebecca Moran of Moran Media
  • Sound Effects are from Freesound.

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TBM2012.14 – Mermaid Minute: Sight the Remora

Mermaid Minute

Description:

#audio. #mermaidminute  Me-Me del Mare talks about Hanukkah… and remoras

Excerpt:

Oh, Hanukkah! Oh, Hanukkah!

Come sight the remoras!

See how  they circle

The sharks like an aura!

Links and References

Credits:

  • The Bathtub Mermaid: Tales from the Tub is written and produced by Melissa A. Bartell, and is recorded and produced using the Auphonic iPhone app and Audacity.
  • Bathtub Mermaid banner art was created by Rebecca Moran of Moran Media
  • Sound Effects are from Freesound.

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TBM-2012.13 – Mermaid Minute: Jingle Shells

Mermaid Minute

Description:

#audio. #mermaidminute  Me-Me del Mare talks about Christmas Carols.

Excerpt:

Jingle shells! Jingle shells!

Jingle all the way!

Oh! What fun it is to surf

Atop a big blue wave!

Links and References

Credits:

  • The Bathtub Mermaid: Tales from the Tub is written and produced by Melissa A. Bartell, and is recorded and produced using the Auphonic iPhone app and Audacity.
  • Bathtub Mermaid banner art was created by Rebecca Moran of Moran Media
  • Sound Effects are from Freesound.

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TBM-2011.30 – Marry Me a Little

Marry Me a Little

Description:

#audio. #readerstheatre #shortscenes Will and Yu’s relationship in three short scenes.

Excerpt:

YU: It’s funny isn’t it?

WILL: What do you mean?

YU: Well, in our parents’ time, marriage was the default. Now? I know so many couples who don’t marry until they’ve had children. Or even after.

WILL: Yeah. The question used to be when will you marry, or who. Not, you know… will you ever. (He takes a beat). Will you?

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The Bathtub Mermaid is now on Patreon! If you like the stories and essays I share, and want to have occasional visits from Mei-Mei del Mare, please consider subscribing.

Credits:

  • The Bathtub Mermaid: Tales from the Tub is written and produced by Melissa A. Bartell, and is recorded and produced using the Auphonic iPhone app and Audacity.
  • Bathtub Mermaid album art was created by Rebecca Moran of Moran Media
  • Sound Effects are from Freesound.

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TBM-2010.20 – Wolves and Tears

Description:

#audio. #flashfic #flashfiction Twisted fairy tales and bottled tears.

Excerpt:

She’d cut him. Not her father, but the wolf. She’d drawn his blood while he never drew hers. Well, not with a knife. But she’d been a virgin the first time he’d lain with her, and that kind of bloodstain was better earned.

Links and References

Support:

The Bathtub Mermaid is now on Patreon! If you like the stories and essays I share, and want to have occasional visits from Mei-Mei del Mare, please consider subscribing.

Credits:

  • The Bathtub Mermaid: Tales from the Tub is written and produced by Melissa A. Bartell, and is recorded and produced using the Auphonic iPhone app and Audacity.
  • Bathtub Mermaid album art was created by Rebecca Moran of Moran Media
  • Sound Effects are from Freesound.

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TBM-2010.06 – Never Wade While Wearing Velvet

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Description:

#audio. #short-short. Sun, Sand, Sea, Kindred Spirits, and Spirits of Another Kind.

Excerpt:

She likes the way his kisses taste like salt-water taffy, and the way he’s totally comfortable in rolled-up khakis and a chambray shirt, sitting on the sand near a bonfire, and equally comfortable dressed in a coat and tie and shoes (she still hates shoes, but she wears heels because they’re better for dancing) that gleam from shining.

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Support:

The Bathtub Mermaid is now on Patreon! If you like the stories and essays I share, and want to have occasional visits from Mei-Mei del Mare, please consider subscribing.
Become a Patron!

Credits:

  • The Bathtub Mermaid: Tales from the Tub is written and produced by Melissa A. Bartell, and is recorded and produced using the Auphonic iPhone app and Audacity.
  • Bathtub Mermaid album art was created by Rebecca Moran of Moran Media
  • Sound Effects are from Freesound.

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