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Looking Glass Insects
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"Entry- Fatal Attraction prompt"  

Forgetful Things

I wander in the woods. I don't know how long I've been there. I don't remember anything before the leaves and the trees. That I can even name leaves and trees is a surprise to me. Ahead of me stands a curious-looking creature. It is tall and pinkish. With four strange appendages. Two stand upon the ground. Two appendages hang from its shoulders ending in blobs with five digits. It is covered in various kinds of cloth stitched together. I think it is a man, wearing clothes, though I don't know where those words are coming from. "Hello?"

He looks at me with wide eyes, "Hello?"

"I can't remember a thing, how about you?"

"No, not a thing." He says slowly.

"Perhaps it is the forest doing this to us."

"Forest? Ah yes, that is what this place is called," He said slapping his forehead with a hand, "You might be right. That suggests if we leave it we will remember things."

"Yes, but we had better hurry about it so we don't forget what we are trying to do before we do it."

"Ah, what are we trying to do?" He asked. I grab him by the hand and start walking along the forest path. "Ah excuse me miss, but is there a reason you are dragging me through a forest?"

"Yes," I continue pulling him by his arm.

"Well, what is it?"

I pause, "I think we are trying to escape."

"It's lovely here whyever would we want to?"

"Want to what?"

"Escape."

That reminds me we were trying to leave the forest for some reason. I grab his hand and continue along the forest path before us. Several more times we are nearly sidetracked with the question of what we are doing before the shade of the forest is left behind. Outside, in the sunlight, I remember who I am. As does my strange companion. It turns out the "man" was actually a woman, and she is just as relieved as I am to be free of the shade induced fog.

344 words


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To my right: I see a pig in a waistcoat. He has a prominent pocket watch chain leading into the pocket. He reminds me of a certain rabbit I have met before. I suspect he's off on some very important errand for the red queen.

Across from me: I see a willow thin little girl with wide eyes. She is wearing rags and I wonder how she got a ticket, and suspect the conductor will be tossing her off soon.

Across from the pig: I see a frog dressed in a petticoat, she's rather lovely. I suspect she is off to purchase a crown for my coronation.

Between those two sits a little mouse with a big lollipop. I think she is headed to a sweatshop because her lollipop is nearly gone.

132 words.

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