Thursday, June 20, 2013

542 : The Zombie Army


Three Word Wednesday requires participants
to use the three words of the week in a composition.
The words this week were phantom, agile and flaccid.


The Zombie Army

The convulsive genital sneeze
Propels the phantoms of mankind,
Only semi human but still determined;
Relentless, agile and blind.

Billions storm the battlements
But only one will have succeeded.
The rest are just left to die;
Superfluous and unneeded.

The commander of the forces
Stops once his goal’s obtained,
And slips into a peaceful sleep
Contented, flaccid and, well, drained.

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© J Cosmo Newbery 2013
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14 comments:

  1. Never thought of semen being a zombie army but the way you have written it's OK. I try to think of them as marines perhaps struggling against the tide.

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  2. Nice play on sementics. (Sorry, I couldn't resist).

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  3. Well drained??? Too much fine detail!

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    1. I put a couple of commas in. Happy now?

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  4. LOL - love the metaphor!

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  5. You have just organized a branch of science with much humor !! Genetics is to follow is it?? :)

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  6. Clever and it even rhymes.

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  7. Quite witty and very well-written.

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  8. Oh wow. A gem - again. As usual! Randy

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  9. That's very educative and humorous take on the prompt.

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  10. Been out of commission and havent been here in a while. THis is quite good! Thanks. This has always been one of my favorite places and you didnt dissapoint.

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