[usVerse] The Unfinished Sentence-Verse #1

Adrian James McClure lord_soldeed at yahoo.com
Sun May 7 10:16:28 PDT 2006

The Unfinished Sentence-Verse #4

The gila monster licks his (that is, the long-unmentioned
protagonist's) bones as his head, lamenting deeply over the loss of its
beloved body, weeps bitterly, but just as he the gila monster is about
to launch into an elaborate reminiscience of how the exquisite taste of
the protagonist's corpse (another subtle reference to high culture!)
reminds him of his childhood in the lost city of atomic vikings,
hopefully with less errors than the last time (for in fact Jeph Loeb is
not the same person as Judd Winick, who brought Jason Todd back from
the dead and is in fact a worse writer, as frightening as it may be)
when Proust is suddenly shot in the back!  "I've had enough of your
girly writing style," says the mysterious newcomer.  Proust turns
around and finds to his horror that it's...

"The cybernetic disembodied head of Ernest Hemingway attached to the
body of a gorilla!  But it cannot be!  After you attempted to help
Pointless Awards Man IV take over the multiverse in the LNH cascade
'Just Imagine Saxon Brenton Presents the RACCies... Again!' you were
imprisoned in the center of the universe by the Anonymous Anglo-Saxon
Alliterative Poet Corps!"  Remembering this cascade then leads Proust
to reminisce bittersweetly about the halcyon days of a few months ago
as Cyborg Gorilla Hemingway blasts him full of bullets.

"There," said Cyborg Gorilla Hemingway, "now we can have some real
writing with simple declarative sentences!"  But just as Cyborg Gorilla
Hemingway is about to sit down and write, a cloaked figure enters the
room.  "Aroint thee, thou qualling bat-fowling canker-blossom!  Or face
the wrath of..."  The figure removes his cloak, revealing...  "William
Shakespeare!"  Shakespeare pulls out his...

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