Poetry Prompt #36: Vampires don’t sparkle

it is my humble opinion, that Stephanie Meyer did more damage to vampires than anyone in all history. She made them sparkle! Sparkle! Count Dracula would be appalled at the mutation of his literary legacy. Today’s prompt was to suggest an alternative ending to a story or film. So, I got to vent a little.

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The Walking Dead and the Penny Farthing

The time of the vampires has ended. Zombies are the new vampires. There’s no emotional blurring of the line between good and bad here. Zombies equal bad. Very very very bad. There’s no chance of redemption through true love, eating vegetables or finding your soul in the depths of hell. Edward, your time is up. […]

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Sookie Stackhouse and other stereotypes

Single parenting again this week while husband flies off to Nigeria. Hopefully this week will go by without anyone barfing. A mother can only hope. The father of my offspring gets angry and hurt when small children scream for Mummy. Quite often I wish the wheel would turn in the other direction. Or course, they […]

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