Psycho Zombies in the Rain

Taking an October break from 227 Rules to share some very recent ‘scary’ pieces. How recent? This one was started Oct 7 – given a final stab Oct 18. Blood is best fresh and this one is still dripping.

Psycho Zombies in the Rain

it was raining ballerinas

you know

rain so heavy

each drop created a splash tutu

as it landed

on its one toe

to join the corps du puddle

a literal rain dance

 

wet ragged gene mutated zombie

staggering down the street

skin stinking in the rain

crumbling for the lure of brains

grabs a light pole

flings aimless decaying arm

drops into the gutter

eyes washed but not cleaned

lightening strikes

the unlucky char

washed down the sewer drain

 

the rain not a sheet but a curtain

a shower curtain

lightening cuts through it

an electrified knife

stab stab after stab

screams drowned out by the rain

rain so heavy

we can’t see across the street

can’t see

through the car window

wiper blades not cutting it

smearing rain like blood

on a steamy bathroom tile19sculpt01

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