October the Twenty-Sixth is Light

October 26, 2015 12:22pm Published by Jules Smith in The Art Philosopher 9 Comments

October Dark and light: Inspired by the ‘two sentence’ horror stories I have decided to embark on a similar theme but mixing it up with one day of dark and menacing suggestion and the next of light and cheerful. Monday – Friday snippets from your Art Philosopher until All Hallows’ Eve is over…

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The mummified corpse of his wife had rested in the same chair for the past sixty-four years, never scolding, never complaining, never putting out.

He took the vows to love, honour and obey very seriously; he’d told her that from the onset. It had been his duty to teach her how to be the perfect wife.

she’s wearing that I Forgot To Have Children shirt. he’s wearing that Love Never Dies skeletons shirt. they’re feeding each other Werther’s Originals. this is a commercial for Werther’s Original *)

It’s a very long commercial because they both forgot to put their teeth in. *)

Sixty years… Most men in my family never got to be that ‘old’…. so I’m keeping my fingers crossed. Does that make sense?

Yes but you’re not most men, Blue. You’re unique, exquisite and will live a very long time. Trust me. They don’t call me Juju for nothing. 🙂

Thanks, Jules. 🙂

Yes, the words never grow old, unlike the person who utters them. Why does this ‘Light’ vignette make me feel sad?

Because it’s one of those perfect things that has to end.

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