Category Archives: Humor

‘Threadbare apocalypse’

 It wasn’t obvious at first. People shuffled about downtown in the crowded city. A million distracted souls were occupied with a million different missions. None of them payed much attention to the others. There were people from all creeds and … Continue reading

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‘High pedestal’

 “Ok! Ok! I get it. You are excited but what exactly does your augmented reality thing do, Mr. Parker?”    “Please, call me Walt. As I was saying, it’s only natural for small animals scurrying about to fear much larger … Continue reading

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‘A longer leash’ (is still a leash)

I’ve been accused of being ‘human’ in the most negative sense.  To this I’d state: “Aren’t we all?”  (That would be my defense.) Be responsible for your behavior. Anything less is pretense. No matter what others may say,  being ‘you’ … Continue reading

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  ‘Brown state’ (George Romero fan fiction)

  They rose up all at once. Those who once were. Immediately an army of the dead was amassed from the decaying legions. They marched with one purpose; vengeance. They were furious that time continued on without them. All of … Continue reading

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‘Rule of thumb’ (a Dr. Seuss inspired poem)

I just awoke and my skin was numb. It turns out, that I slept on a crumb. Keeping a clean bed is my rule of thumb. Anything less is surely dumb. There’s no point in living like a bum, or … Continue reading

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‘Old Willie Padgett came home’

There at the dried-up river bed on Bracket Ridge I saw it. Twisted. Dead. Half hidden by autumn debris. I wanted to believe it was something else but in my heart I knew it was real. I hesitated to disturb … Continue reading

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‘Different circles’

In different circles, life spins. This truth no one can defend. A trumpet sounds the charge, but the fox remains at large. Horsemen gallop on the hunt. They will adopt a united front. The hounds pick up it’s scent and … Continue reading

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