A Ravenous Canvas

Feb 3rd, 2020 by thegooddoctor in 100 Words

Walking forever through corridors of art, that’s the fate I sought. If I were doomed to resurrect, as everyone was, why not wander eternally around beauty?

But when I tried to reach The Metropolitan Museum, the apocalypse stopped me. Manhattan’s zombies swarmed my car, buried it in dead flesh. I’m trapped.

Now they’re a ravenous canvas, pressed against my windshield. Their faces are yellow papyrus; their spoiling blood and bile are rancid inks and pigments, their viscera are rotting oils. This is their dead aesthetic; their moans exhort me to join it.

I’ll starve.

I’ll rise.

I’ll create art too.

From Guest Contributor Eric Robert Nolan

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