His knotted eyebrows pulsated in the sultry editing room. He calmly searched…Forward…Rewind. For days, he’d been crouching on his knees cutting and pasting rolls of nitrate with cooked up stories.
He thought, “I’ll put it together. Release it. Sell it. Become a millionaire.” A faded smile spread across his smoked out cheeks. If only he could remember what came next?
An Australian vet could have told him gyrating his belly in sick laughter, “Emus and kangaroos unnecessarily worry because they cannot walk backwards. It’s not worth it, for they could get caught like us in rusty closets full of dreams.”
in response to Velvet Verbosity’s weekly 100 Word Challenge: ‘FORWARD’
- 100 Words:For Wards, Waifs and Strays. (bardicblogger.wordpress.com)
- 100-Word Challenge, Day 087 (ericswett.wordpress.com)
- Ghost Whispers: Interviews With the Wonderful Writers of WordPress-episode 2…guest: Eric Swett of “My Writer’s Cramp”(1wordywoman.wordpress.com)
- Dusty Cobwebs to Run Our Fingers Through (flowersociety.wordpress.com)