Morbid Obsession

50 word stories.

‘It moved. I’m telling you, it moved.’ Everyone in the room exchanges a look, some openly doubtful, others disdainful, a few, surreptitiously, and still others with that look that hovers between tolerance and irritation. Finally, someone speaks, first, nudging the squished daddy-long-legs’ carcass before saying, dismissively, ‘You’re obsessed, it’s dead.’


2 thoughts on “Morbid Obsession

    • ah, first, it’s not a mosquito, it’s a spider. It’s called a Daddy Longlegs and is one of the most poisonous spiders in existence, except its teeth are too small to make any difference to a human being

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