Off with Her Head(non-fiction)

Light grayish-blue is the color of the eyes on a dead chicken. Fresh eggs are heavenly and watching Gallus gallus domesticus peck and scratch is soothing, but somehow in my agrarian quest I forgot about the ultimate law of the universe. Small games of life and death come with farming. It started with the birth of …

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The Beginning. (Fiction Contest submission).

I can't remember how long I've been here, or why, for that matter. The dark dampens my thoughts and memory. That foamy background noise was either always there or was turned on when I wasn't paying attention. There must be an enormous fan somewhere. It's deafening, constant, and comforting. Sometimes if feels like I'm moving, …