first person singular

The seeker“What is love?”, the Seeker asks the Guru, a gnarled and nut-brown personage of indeterminate gender. Inscrutably unperturbed the Nut-brown adusts zer ragged loincloth from which wafts the scent of wild meadow-blooms in full rot.

“There are as many answers to that question as there are lovers,” replies the Nut-brown imperturbably.

“But Mastress,” says the Seeker, “surely I am not the First Person to seek to avoid singularity? One-ness is great, for sure, but it does get a bit lonely, being one with the All, and all that. Of course, no price is too high to pay for the realization of ones true nature. Butt I need to know the meaning of that for which I seek. I need to know the nature of that for which I seek. I need to know the purpose of Love.”

“You need to know... you need to know...” says the Gnarly One.

“Yes Mastress, I need to know.”

“Love means putting your self last,” says the Guru. “This dialogue, therefore, in which you place your need to know above my need for you to shut the fuck up… is not a dialogue of love but of fear.”

"A trillion abasements, Mastress, my sorrow knows no bounds," wails the Seeker disappointedly, "but how then may I learn this lesson?"

"Slowly, it would seem, and with great difficulty," says the Guru facetiously. "But tomorrow may or may not be another day. You call yourself a Seeker, don’t you? You could seek a seagull named Jonathan, but what that would achieve is anyone’s guess.

“Right now though, what I want you to do is fix me a bowl of rice. I grow muchly tired of fish heads....”

CONTINUES in NIGHTMERRIES: THE LIGHTER SIDE OF DARKNESS out now at Amazon This so-called "book" will chew you up and spit you out on the carpet, frothing and twitching and giggling like a deranged banshee! More than 60 darkly feculent fictions. Copiously illustrated with over 20 grotesque images you wouldn’t want to meet in a dark alley. Includes all the twisted tails in Mastress, Hags to Haggis, and Fiends & Freaks, and THEN SOME (more). WARNING: Immature content! Adults maybe!


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NIGHTMERRIES: THE LIGHTER SIDE OF DARKNESS This so-called "book" will chew you up, spit you out, and leave you twitching and frothing on the carpet. More than 60 dark and feculent fictions (read ‘em and weep) copiously illustrated by over 20 grotesque images you wouldn't want to meet in a dark alley.

AWAREWOLF & OTHER CRHYMES AGAINST HUMANITY (Vot could be Verse?) We all hate poetry, right? But we might make an exception for this sick and twisted stuff. This devil's banquet of adults-only offal features more than 50 satanic sonnets, vitriolic verses and odious odes.

MANIC MEMES & OTHER MINDSPACE INVADERS A disturbing repository of quotably quirky quotes, sayings, proverbs, maxims, ponderances, adages and aphorisms. This menagerie holds no fewer than 184 memes from eight meme-species perfectly adapted to their respective environments.

FIENDS & FREAKS Adults-only Tales of Serpents, Dragons, Devils, Lobsters, Anguished Spirits, Gods, Anti-gods and Other Horse-thieves You Wouldn't Want to Meet in a Dark Kosmos: 4th Edition

HAGS TO HAGGIS Whiskey-soaked Tails of War-nags, Witches, Manticores and Escapegoats, Debottlenecking and Desilofication, Illustrated

Antares said...

This got me cackling inanely, thank you.

masterymistery said...

Antares, always a pleasure. A good cackle a day keeps thedoctor away! Thanks for stopping by, Cheers, MM.