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by pterostigma
Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:12 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: Curtain’s Up, Sir Richard (Zombies Theme)
Replies: 3
Views: 1908

Curtain’s Up, Sir Richard (Zombies Theme)

If you must know, I am no less than thee Sir Richard Hicksley, lauded as the greatest character actor of this century. Before the infection, that is. My success afforded me the cure to this plague, but not the protection. I have been living amongst the fetid, starved masses for over a year. Let me t...
by pterostigma
Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:06 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: After the Funeral (Zombies & Couples and Parenting Theme)
Replies: 2
Views: 638

Re: After the Funeral (Zombies & Couples and Parenting Theme

Thanks for the input! I'll have to be more careful about my choice of words. Daddy's head leaked blood. Mamma blew a hole through it with a bullet from his cold, lucky Winchester.
by pterostigma
Thu Mar 22, 2012 1:53 am
Forum: Drabbles
Topic: After the Funeral (Zombies & Couples and Parenting Theme)
Replies: 2
Views: 638

After the Funeral (Zombies & Couples and Parenting Theme)

The wooden beams keen beneath the slow roll of mamma’s rocking chair. Her dirt encrusted toes push off the floor to tilt them backward again. Sissy’s fingers--plump blood sausages--reach up from the swaddling for food. It smells dank and dark in that mess of blankets. The lambent perfume reaches me ...