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I sat today in your house for hours. And yes, I did take a sneaky peek in a few of your bedroom drawers. And okay, it’s certainly true that I shook my head at the contents of your fridge. And alright, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t enjoy a good half hour in front of your big screen plasma television.

But for the most part I just sat there.

In your living room.
On your sofa.
With my feet on your coffee table.
Contemplating the world you’ve built.

And I’ve never laughed so hard in all my life.

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    Glimmer almost 3 years ago

    This is amazing, leaves space for various interpretations. :) Voted.

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    Horrorshow almost 3 years ago

    Thank you, Glimmer! Delighted that you enjoyed the drabble! I appreciate your comments. :-)

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    Rodindeadpan almost 3 years ago

    Did you see what I had wrapped in tissue under my mattress?

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    Horrorshow almost 3 years ago

    I rather wish I hadn't now! ;-)

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    Horrorshow almost 3 years ago

    Knowing that you were sad, Doc. :-P

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    Horrorshow almost 3 years ago

    Thank you for the generous feedback, Samantha. Much obliged. :-)

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    Neil Murton almost 3 years ago

    Nice - I think this is my favourite of yours that I've read. Bit of a digression from your usual stuff; you should do psychological more often.

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    Horrorshow almost 3 years ago

    I'm very pleased that you got so much out of this one, Neil. Thank you for letting me know that out of my collection, this was a favourite of yours. That's very rewarding to know. :-)

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    Jim M almost 3 years ago

    I'm with Neil- this one really stands out and is definitely among your best. There's an unhinged, dual quality to it that makes it very poignant and quite threatening but on the surface it's jovial. Good one

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    Horrorshow almost 3 years ago

    Very high praise, Jim; thank you for your kindness. I certainly intended for the duality you spoke of to be a feature of the piece. The thought of a mad man in your home, examining your life and finding it all patheticly hilarious is a particularly chilling one I think.

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    Rose Markle almost 3 years ago

    All of the other praises sound so professional but I just wanted to say I really love this!! I always enjoy your work but this would have to be one of my favorites. Can't wait to see what you create next :)

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    Horrorshow almost 3 years ago

    I'm so grateful for your lovely comments, Rose! Thank you very much for taking the time to leave some feedback. :-)

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    Horrorshow almost 3 years ago

    Thank you to all who read and voted for, "The Life" to make it Drabble of the Week #43!

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