#2019

I wonder if the mouse feels some fleeting relief in its very last moments, as the cat’s fangs so swiftly snap its spinal cord, knowing it will no longer have to live in constant fear of pain or death, that the very worst has now happened and whatever comes next can hold no mystery half as terrifying. Perhaps in that last moment the mouse is even grateful for the cat, for the mercy of an end so agonizingly anticipated and now finally arrived, death as deliverance, and might whisper what took you so long, old friend? on its final exhalation.

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6 thoughts on “#2019

  1. Hi, I nominated you for a Liebster award on wordpress, which is pretty much a thing where bloggers nominate other bloggers that they like and create sort of a “follow train” kind of thing! If you want to accept it the rules and everything are on my most recent post, but if you don’t, that’s okay too! Thank you!

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