By Ian Donnell Arbuckle
Lithium has simply graduated university and needs not anything greater than to sleep in overdue on summer time mornings and infrequently hit his more youthful brother with a stick. One morning, he wakes as much as locate the remainder of humanity long gone, destroyed in an artificial apocalypse -- yet one way or the other his family members is untouched. Drug-addled mother; his brothers, suicidal Brat and jelly-spined paranoiac supply; his Dad the zombie. Lithium starts to consider just like the middle of a new rarity: the dysfunctional relatives. he's the tormented center baby, yet he is the final center baby on the earth. so far as he's involved, that suggests he will get the write the principles from right here on out.
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A few seconds later, he vomited on the floor. “You need a refill, buddy,” I told him. ” He blinked new eyes at me. “Fug off,” he dribbled. “You wasted. I was fine. ” I flicked his pouch. He glanced at it and squinted. “Just trying to help, man,” I said. ” A boy came over with a mop and a spray can. He sterilized the barf and slopped it into a grating in the floor. “You wasted Brainscan. ” The toad had his hand on my sleeve. Goddamn people who abuse the future, getting high and rebuilding their pleasure centers whenever they’re too burned to feel, think, feel any more.
He’s got a patch. ” “Right, buddy. Let’s up it,” the bouncer said half with the clap on the toad’s shoulder. As they left, the bouncer gave me a look that I invented words for. ” I sat down. Songs don’t ever end in a thump club. The beat gives birth to a child that grows, throbbing its heart alongside its parent, and together they sodomize a third, and the third is an angel that pushes hopeful lovers into each others’ skin then shakes the world with its groaning growing up, killing its parents and birthing a bright new generation.
I have sand in my blisters. I think she was tired of my super heroes. ” Okay, Mom. My Mommy’s the meanest Mommy in the whole wide world. She laughs a lot with her friend sipping steamy cups of tea. I usually get the carpet but not today. I’m too high now to fall off. The sun laughs and curls up in a cloud and I’m cold. I turn back to Mom’s friend’s house. My feet bite. It’s time to go. Our car isn’t in the puddle where we parked. ” Mom’s friend says there I am, where did I go, your Mommy’s out looking for you.
Stumble Down the Mountainside by Ian Donnell Arbuckle