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From Here to the Moon and BackPrussia paced nervously in a small room. He was dressed in a simple dark blue button-down dress shirt, black slacks, and a white tie. In his arms he held an acoustic guitar and a small box. He gulped as he looked at the little box, gripping it tighter.
A knock at the door made him look up to see his brother Germany step into the room, a rare smile on his lips. “Bruder, everyone is in the ball room and in place… And, she is on her way.”
His heart sped up when he heard the last part. “Does she suspect anything?”
“According to America, she knows nothing.” The German eyed his older brother knowingly.
“Are you nervous, Gilbert?”
The Prussian brushed off the comment as he placed the small box into his pocket. “Kesesese, me nervous? How awesome that you would think that of me…I am petrified…” Gilbert gripped the guitar in his hands and stared at the wall. “Ludwig, what if she says no? I can’t see my l
The TrundlerThe waste land behind the fire station is always silent. No birds sing there, and even the wild rabbits and feral cats avoid it. Weedy wildflowers nod their seasonal heads in the breeze. Lying fallow in the midst of housing developments, shopping malls, the new movie theater — the vacant lot stands out like a knife wound on a woman’s placid face, shocking, brazen, ugly.
It is always empty. Except for one thing: a ragged heap of old trash, all nasty black tar paper and vicious snarls of rusted wire, car parts and broken glass and other junkyard jetsam. The embodiment of injury waiting to happen, an invitation to a tetanus shot... the city never hauled it away. No one ever wants anywhere near it; it radiates an eerie sense of calculating watchfulness.
And at night, it wanders.
When darkness falls, and the last cars heading into the hives of tract housing stop illuminating the asphalt with moving-picture shadows, it… unfolds. Bitter, broken tangles, grotesquely mov
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