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Jessika (profile) wrote,
on 1-21-2005 at 11:47pm
Current mood: apathetic
Music: Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls
Subject: Read this!
{I'm witnessing death as I type this.

A fly just fell off the wall or the ceiling or somewhere above this computer and landed next to the monitor's power cord here in the school library. It's laying on its back twitching and wriggling around trying to use its last bit of energy to flip itself over from this fatal position. It stops every couple of seconds to rest and everytime it looks as though it's the last time it'll move before being swept away by a janitor into the garbage and eventually whisked away to its ultimate grave.

Five seconds it stops. Three seconds it twitches.

Seven seconds it stops. Three seconds it twitches.

"I'm not quite dead yet!" says one side of the fly, the other half retorts with the ever-comical reply, "Yes you are now shut up."

It looks as though this is the end.

Oh, no it's pulled through once more.

And as it twitches again, it finally flips over onto its feet. A good two minutes after it falls, it has finally moving properly again. It tries climbing up the wall... and once again falls onto its back. Several seconds are passing and it's stopped moving, but the frantic flailing of its appendages has resumed and it's now trying to regain its composure.

I find myself wanting to put this poor fly out of its misery. And then I remember, flies are disgusting germy things and they should suffer like the rest of us sick creatures do, at least once in awhile. I want to scream at it to
but these last few moments are an eternity to the fly and if it can only just flip over once more...

I really don't think it's going to pull through.

I really hope it's not going to pull through.

Disgusting germy thing anyway. I am revolted.

And alas, it is flipped over once more onto its feet. Movement is stopped except for what looks to be its cleaning habits. (That's an absurd thought. Flies don't clean, they merely rearrange the disease.)

In another minute or so, this fly will try to climb up the wall (it's much too weak to fly) again and fall onto its back again.

...or maybe instead, it will take a trip under the monitor and disappear into whatever depths from whence it came.

Not that I care anyway.}

Lindsey typed that is flipping awesome I think. I love the style.

Is anyone free after the early out on Wednesday? *is extremely determined ;-)*
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01-22-05 5:37pm

Lol, that reminds me of this really complicated, sophisticated, deep, yada, yada, yada, just-know-that-its-spectacular piece of writing ^.^... and its a moth

"The Death of the Moth" by Virginia Woolf

I highly suggest reading it.

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Re:, 01-22-05 5:38pm

highly suggest

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08-25-05 1:02am

i always hit this entry on random journal.

and i like it.

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Re:, 08-25-05 7:36pm

I feel special now. :)

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