Favorite Quotes: N. Pendlteon 2

Then comes an unexpected check on my right. Hands grip me then don’t. I am aloft, flying up and away from the marble gardens. I soar into the clouds and coming storm. There’s quite a show up here. I dodge the bolts of lightning as best I can, but they are many and I am too attractive.

She’ll forgive my missteps, My One True Love. She always does. As I sail away into the lightning storm, I do not despair, for I know she’s down there waiting for me. No matter how long the descent proves to last. Because no matter how far I fly, I’m flying into her, this vast sky full of neon-tinged menace. I can feel the charge in the air; the delighted electrons stand every fiber of my being and tux on end.

She is my Penelope.

My Helen of Troy.

My Serena Williams.

Venus, too.

She’s my electric sky.

– from “Peace, Love and the State of the Economy”, written by N. Pendleton.

N. Pendleton


About Christian A. Dumais

Christian A. Dumais is an American writer, humorist and public speaker living in Wrocław, Poland. He has published fiction, journalism, and academic articles in several magazines and journals such as GUD, Shock Totem and Ha!Art. His first collection of short stories, Empty Rooms Lonely Countries, was published in 2009. He also created, edited, and contributed to Cover Stories, a euphictional anthology of 100 stories inspired by songs, which was published in 2010. His most recent book is SMASHED: The Life and Tweets of Drunk Hulk.

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