Musing of a Cyberpunk

Prose and musing by  Sam I am.

Writer of cyberpunk, dystopian fiction, and nonfiction. Plus whatever drives me at the time. 

Melancholy the mollusc

Melancholy the mollusc

Melancholy the mollusc had an unusual day, but they would never tell you about it. Some are just like that, it's ok, some are the other way too. It’s all about balance, right? Melancholy tine mollusc had balance, and plenty of it, so much so that they couldn’t give it away. But having such a wonderous life, as Melancholy the mollusc did, it leaves you seldom with things to small talk about at parties, and so they wouldn’t go. It was easier to hang around here, and there, alone with their thoughts. People never saw it in them, and it would take them by surprise to find out the truth. And so, they never said a word. Not that anyone would believe them if they did. Their lack of delivery would always let them down and make them give up halfway, so better not even to start, they started to say. Melancholy the mollusc’s door is always open, except when it’s shut. It’s shut more often these days. It’s just better that way. All round. Their bitterness was so infectious that even the aftertaste held on for more. 9. Melancholy the mollusc had an amazing life which you will never hear them mention, if you can even get them talking. It is just the way they have always been. And whilst they live a life we can only dream of; it is not all just hedonistic fun. It just was, is. And so Melancholy the mollusc packed their bags as they didn’t feel at home here anymore, and that was the last I saw of them.






i often find it is best not to ask....


Images created, by me,  with Wonder Ai and written from the title of this piece "Melancholy the mollusc"


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