I, BULBOUS: The DestructionistsI, BULBOUS: The Destructionists by ibulbous
I, BULBOUS: The Destructionists
They live in the margins. Silent trysts in public libraries. Handshakes with envelopes attached. They whisper, collude, scheme, screw, all without asking for names. Their origins obscure, their status unknown, their end is The End.
Their leader, not surprisingly, sports a brown beret drooped down over a dirtstache anchored to a cigarette and his name for the time being is Dick Sloan. The Girl had teased him about the name. Of all the aliases, it just had to be ... et cetera. He had smacked her, she thought, just a little too hard across the cheek.
Weekends of whiskey at a bookshop-cum-bar, gathered under the guise of a writers' group. It was not clear, not to any of them, how much subterfuge was needed. Sloan was a neurotic; he knew they were being watched. The Girl, through some epigenetic seepage, had absorbed a few micrograms of her mother's LSD-25 into her own variously fleshy membranes; she, too, knew they were being watched, but th
I, BULBOUS: Where's Bulbous?WHERE'S BULBOUS?I, BULBOUS: Where's Bulbous? by ibulbous
Perched upon a tiger
That is perched upon a cat
That is perched upon a vampire
That is perched upon a bat
That is perched upon a donkey
That is perched upon a mule
That is perched upon an oaf
Who is perched upon a fool
Who is perched inside a book
That is perched inside a word
That is perched upon a page
That is perched upon a bird
That is perched upon a bust
That is perched above a door
That is perched inside a frame
I, BULBOUS: IntermissionI, BULBOUS: Intermission by ibulbous
I, BULBOUS: Intermission
Congratulations. If you are reading this, that probably means you have safely arrived at the official INTERMISSION of I, BULBOUS: A Book.
If you have arrived at this INTERMISSION in good faith, we invite you, The Reader, to divert yourself for no longer than five minutes with the "zany" mazes and puzzles to be found on pages 1,479 through 1,610. (All aforementioned "zany" mazes and puzzles are suitable for children ages 3 through 7.)
If, however, you are reading this without having read the preceding 1,477 pages of I, BULBOUS, you are to return to the page from whence you came, making sure to pause for fifteen minutes of somber reflection at the TIME-OUT PAGE, to be found on p. 865. A penalty fee of 555,000 Bulbous Head Tokens has already been deducted from your account.