Monday, April 1, 2013

A : APOCALYPSE

     So I missed the choose your own APOCALYPSE blogfest, but I've decided to write one anyway.

                    PARASITE BLUES

     The Earth shuddered and groaned. She tried to cleanse itself with tears of rain, but the rain fell dirty. She agitated her waters, but it only stirred up more garbage. She tried to blow the filth away, but it only spread around.
     The Earth had lived a very long time, but these human parasites were killing her fast.
     Finally the Earth had reached her limits. It convulsed and exploded. The rains fell hard, and the wind blew hurricanes and tornados. The oceans carried its pollution to shore; lava flowed from volcanos & covered all in its path. The Earth quaked her whole body and dragged all on her surface to her furnace core where she burned all the human parasites and their spoor in a cleansing fire. 
     Then all was still. Mother Earth took a deep breath. Blessed peace at long last.
     Soon with the help of the human fertilizer, the Earth's coat grew lush, green, and healthy.
     Really, these humans were worse than fleas.

--by Shayla Kwiatkowski

AND A BIG THANK YOU TO ARLEE BIRD FOR STARTING THE A-Z!!



    

6 comments:

  1. Very visual image! But honestly, can you blame the Earth sometimes?

    Looking forward to seeing what you do all month.
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    Tim Brannan
    The Other Side and The Witch
    Red Sonja: She-Devil with a Sword
    The Freedom of Nonbelief

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    1. Thanks Timothy. Welcome to the Teagarden.

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  2. When I see trash on the side of the road or on the beach, I get so upset that I just want to cry. I could pick up trash every day of the rest of my life and there will always be more. Why? Because the majority of people are not grateful for our home. Looking forward to your A to Z posts.

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    1. THANKS Jaime! Welcome... And I agree. Do you remember the 70's commercial with the American Indian looking at the trash with a tear rolling down his face? Very heavy.

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  3. Great take on this! Those who would be / should be her caretakers actually having a more parasitic relationship with mother earth. Love that you realize fire can cleanse and purify, not just destroy. - Barbara
    Life & Faith in Caneyhead

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