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The thing is, I think people expected it all to go away. Every decent emotion, every good impulse. But it didn’t. It actually got stronger.


When it’s down to the wire, when it’s only a few of you left and you’re running for your lives, you feel pretty damn good about the person watching your back. Good enough to maybe give them a sip of the water you spent God knows how long boiling. Good enough to share the peanut butter you've been hoarding and happy as hell that they've been hoarding bread.


I raise the sandwich in a half salute at Tom as he walks by on patrol. “Hungry?” I ask through a mouthful made way too thick by a lack of anything to drink.


“Fuck off.” Tom grins as he says it. “You know I can’t eat right now.”


“Oh come on, who’s gonna know?” I wave the stale bread and wriggle my eyebrows suggestively.


“Yeah and this is the part where I give in to temptation, take a bite, and zombies come raining down around us.” Tom walked over anyway, glancing back several times over his shoulder just to make sure he hadn't created a self fulfilling prophecy.


I extend my arm and Tom leans down to take a bite while I watch his back. I ususally do anyway. That’s why I’m here even though it’s not my watch. As he bites into the bread, old and ridiculously tough by now, we hear a noise behind us and Tom straightens up quickly, swinging the gun around.


“Oh, it’s you,” he says, his voice as thick with peanut butter as mine was a minute ago.


“Look, the charity is heartwarming,” Miranda drawls. “But could you manage to do your job please? And, Mike? Flirt on your own time. Why don’t you go help out in the kitchen?”


I sigh and stand up, push what’s left of the sandwich into my mouth and give her a sarcastic salute. It doesn’t matter. We've all helped each other build rooms over the past few months and, in about two hours, Tom will join me in mine.
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Submission for Apocalypse-writing
Week 32, One Word-Stream of Consciousness
This is a stream of consciousness piece based on a randomly generated word. I can never spell the word 'usually', so I left it as screwed up as I always make it. 
I wrote it in 10 minutes (exactly!) and I'm not at all surprised that my characters just ended up flirting with each other. All of my characters are idiots when it comes to romance.
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The Reason I Disapeared

Journal Entry: Thu May 30, 2013, 9:44 PM
Is because work has been INSANE. I went from 20 hours a week to something like 60 and I've been so overwhelmed that all the Deviant art has slipped through the cracks. :(

I miss you all and all the art and fun and hopefully my schedule will settle down soon so that I can do contests and stuffs.

#reallifesux #hastagsarepointlessondaIknow

  • Mood: Tense
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  • Playing: Bioshock II
  • Drinking: Sprite

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Chimera
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I'm trying to write a book or three or four. It's a little out of hand at the moment. I also actually do get paid (a pittance) for writing for Textbroker and Elance so I bumped myself up to professional. Gotta stay positive right?


Personal Quote: If you say you have no regrets you're either lying or you've never lived.
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rlkirkland Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This is Soooo late, thanks for favoring 'Bombadil'! :sun:
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FinalGrrrl Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013  Hobbyist
Hello dear, its been a while huh? :)
I hope your job has given you a little time to breathe, Ive been also in overtime hell this whole year and can't wait for it to be over.
At least twd is back on, so monday is the least sucky day.
Don't know if you even noticed it but I deleted my songbird drawing due to my periodic I-hate-everything-I-draw fit, but a new and improved one is already in the making.
Take care
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Chimera64 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Professional Writer
Hi! Things were insane with me for a long time, but I'm back now and determined in finish up Desolation Song :) I look forward to seeing the new Songbird drawing (even though I totally loved the old one!) and I hope your work schedule has eased up as well! Being a working adult sucks sometimes, doesn't it? Paying the bills and being responsible....sigh.
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FinalGrrrl Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist
Yeah being an adult is a bit frustrating but oh well shit happens :)
Im happy to hear your back on track my overtime marathon is not over yet but at least I've reached rock bottom and things can't get worse. Hm that sounds pretty depressing if I really think about it :D
I didn't hate the old drawing neither but every couple of months I need to start over.
So Im going to enjoy my one-day-weekend and hope you'll do the same bye bye
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Metarex12 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Student General Artist
Happy Birthday!
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kattoy120v Featured By Owner May 22, 2013
I'm not sure if your interested...
But I know some of your Fanfic was so well done I actually started watching the walking dead. I had not watched 1 episode prior to catching your version. I still prefer yours.
(Amazon's Kindle Worlds will pay writers to write fan fictionAmazon's Kindle Worlds will pay writers to write fan fictionCNET)

I hope you are well and writing.
Thank you!
Kat
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Chimera64 Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Professional Writer
Aw thanks! And really paid to write fan fiction? I'm going to have to check that out :) And I am still writing, but it's slow going because my other jobs have been killing me lately :/ I miss my Daryl lol
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SeiMissTake Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
thanks for the favvvvv :aww: :wave: Sorry for late response.
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ezradeacon Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
STELL-AAAAAAA! Sorry, I'm on a "Streetcar" kick at the moment, couldn't resist.

What's new chick?

Also, your webcam :iconlaplz:
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Chimera64 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2013  Professional Writer
Hi! *waves* Things have been insane at my part time job and I've been doing some freelancing as well...I've been putting in about 60 or 70 hours a week with everything! What have you been up to?

And I know!!! :D Webcam!!
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