She walked, limping, but unaided.
She walked, unclothed, altered.
She walked unknowing, unafraid.
Whence cameth this zombie?
Her name, it appears, is Felicia.
Gone twenty years, here now.
Stranger tales have been told.

Photo Credit: Zora Neale Hurston

The Trifextra weekend challenge tells the tale of zombies among us and asks us for our 33 words about the tale. This week’s entries will be community judged for 12 hours upon closing Sunday. Who is this community? If you are reading this, YOU are part of the community. If you could go over and read the other entries before you cast your vote, it would be ever so cool.

10 responses

  1. Tara R. says:

    The Thriller soundtrack has been running through my brain while I’ve read this weekend’s entries. That, and hearing Vincent Price’s voice reading each one aloud to me.

  2. A beautifully-succinct summary of this bizarre event.

  3. dk says:

    I really like this one. It flows with imagery, soung word use, and solid storytelling. Thanks.

  4. stephanie says:

    stranger tales have been told – great way to sum it up!

  5. Lumdog says:

    Great poetry to portray an other worldly event.

  6. Tina says:

    I don’t know that I want to know the stranger stories…brrr!

  7. FKC says:

    Love this! As the first commenter said, reminds me of Vincent Price at the beginning of Thriller. 🙂

  8. Mel says:

    Loved how you retold the story in such a poetic form.

  9. karen says:

    Oh, this is terrific. I like the humane treatment of the subject, and the poetry of this retelling of the tale. Nicely done.

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