Friday, August 17, 2012

"To Each According"

Garrett buckled the Rolex around his wrist before resuming his work at the spit. "Can't believe it actually happened."

"They had it coming," Anderson leered. "Stretch limos, fancy desks, single malt." He paused to gulp from a half-full bottle. "They burned the common man to get it. Well, we burned ‘em back." He sniffed. "Smells done. Teak burns hot, doesn't it? Dibs on the quadriceps."

Garrett eyed the soot-blackened skyline framed by a glassless window. "Andy, what are we gonna eat tomorrow?"

"I'm sure we'll find someone who's taken more than his fair share." Anderson's eyebrows lifted. "Hey, nice watch."

Sustainable / To Each According by I Saw Lightning Fall

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4 comments:

Chestertonian Rambler said...

Three political extrapolations/allegories in a row. Well...it is election season.

Loren Eaton said...

Hey, now, "Development" wasn't political at all! And "Sustainable" isn't supposed to be, although I can see how it would read that way. But this one ... yeah, I guess so.

Okay, okay, I'll go for something lighter this week.

Aidan Fritz said...

And I thought it was just apocalyptic fun. Especially, liked Anderson's quip at the end. Garrett better hope there's someone more deserving tomorrow.

Loren Eaton said...

Methinks Garrett is in trouble if he keeps hanging out with Anderson ...