"Then play, please," Jonny said. He sang:
Let it be deep and wide.
Dig my grave with a Silver Spade
in the forest under trees fully grown
getting rid of the evidence of my existence.
Tell my wife I died from doing something noble
like getting a cat out of a tree
Or saving the sheriffs in the middle of a prison break.
Let it be deep and wide.
Dig my grave with a silver Spade
Neglect to put up a tombstone
Soon enough the plants will lend assistance.
Tell the townsfolk that I caught the rebel
the one who thought he was the number one cookie
Tell them the stories they won't forsake
Let it be deep and wide.
Let it be deep and wide.
I want to hide.
In a rage, she puts her finger through her hair. Paul, who was waiting for a reaction, goes on. The sound of his voice vibrates the walls and the metal pots and pans sing out.
Paul sees her teeth chattering, watching as she squashes down another cigarette butt on the last ones she's put out as she lights another one sticking out of her mouth, dragging down half before taking a breath. She coughs.
John slapped her on the shoulder lightly, ignoring her usual coughing fits, and said, "That one there. He is an agoraphobe. I can tell by the way he is watching people and then looking away when they make eye contact."
Marry, after taking a sip of her water, turned to John, "We should get out of here. I'm not feeling well."
John had hardly paid any attention to her nor did he care about what she was feeling. He was here to enjoy his day off with or without her.
A twisted ankle, that is what she wanted for him, Paul. That would be a good start. That fuck job was singing the song that she wrote for her dying uncle and now he was singing a song he stole, claiming it as his own.
She nudged John in the rib cage, making up bend his torso in an arch. "If we don't get out of here ..."
"Look, baby," John said cutting her short, "It's my day off. I need some R-and-R. Leave if you don't like this place."
"Your a dick."
"Whatever. Bye." He dismissed her with a wave of his hand and with the other called over the waitress for another drink.
Marry sat quietly, feeling the eyes of Paul penetrating beneath her dress, waiting for John to take a sip of his whiskey. As he did, she said, "That is the man on stage that I've been cheating on you with."
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My Completed Freewriting prompts:
|Ongoing Stories||Numbered in Order of Story's Progression|
|Detective Story||#1 Trolley #2 Flea #3 Awakening|
|Suspense/Horror||#1 Late #2 Banana #3 Paper #4 Tree #5 5 #6 Home Alone #7 Doctor’s Office|
|The Stall||#1 Medium #2 The Stall #3 The Stall #4 Mice #5 Detective #6 Homeless #7 Eyebrows #8 40 Percent Off #9 One Year #10 The Stall|
|Church||#1 Church #2 Ornate #3 Chips #4 State|
|Butterfly||1. Old Maid 2. Pitiful 3. Headache 4. coffee 5. Three Grapes 6. Helicopter 7.Helpless 8. Overslept 9. Smooth as Silk|
|Dragon Breath||1. Dragon Breath 2. Death on the Table 3. Washcloths|
|The Attic||1. The Attic 2. The Four Corners 3. Small Package|
|Damaged Goods||1. Well-being 2. Orange Blossom 3. Freedom of Personal Power|
|1. Rooster; 2. Groundhog Day|
|#52 Caterpillar||#85 Wildflower||Hardboiled Minds||Grief||Eat This Apple|
|Towels||See You on the Other Side||Tears||Light||Mask|
|We-writes (collaborations with community members)|
|Monster||Eagle Scout 1st Entry: 2nd Entry: 3rd Entry||Smooth as Silk||Torment of the Light Bulb|
|Pull the Plug||Death on the Table||The Farm House||Well-being|
|Idiot 1; 2; 3|