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on: October 11, 2009, 06:31:41 AM
EP Flash: Wetting the Bed

By Heather Shaw.
Read by Anna Eley.

When the floods came, all us kids climbed into bed and pulled the covers up over our heads while our parents rushed about trying to do something to stop it. As the water level rose we could feel the beds lift off the floor, floating through our houses, bumping down our hallways and out our front doors.

We sat up in bed waved to one another as our beds merged onto the canal that now flowed between our houses. We shrieked and giggled as our beds spun and bumped along with the swirling water. Waves lapped at our boxsprings, but our covers were still warm and dry.


Rated G. It’s apocalyptic fantasy — for kids!


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Reply #1 on: January 21, 2010, 05:43:55 PM
Hmmm... Didn't care for this one.  It was a silly whimsical idea, but apparently it's only a matter of time before every single human on the planet drowns-- a bit of a downer, that.  I didn't really relate to the predicament or the characters, and so it seemed just like a very depressing sort of allegory.