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Creative Writing
Creative writing by Hugh Cook of Zenvirus.com.
Poems, short stories, micro fiction, creative prose, etc. Latest addition is the topmost item. Welcome!

0030 MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING SCAN
poem on MRI scan


A scanning of the brain by magnets, magnets strong enough to tear a brain shunt apart, a scan accompanied by the weirdest sound effects to be heard anywhere on planet Earth.




0029 NINE MONTH PARACHUTE DROP
poem on dying


0028 INFORMED CONSENT PROCEDURE FOR DEATH
informed consent poem


0027 OUR SNOW-FAIRY DAUGHTER
daughter fantasy poem


0026 WALKING AROUND MY CITY
cancer poem


0025 NAMPADDLE
spin-doctor poem




0024 WHO'S WINNING THE WAR?

quick answer: the bullets




0023 ON HAVING CANCER

offensively boastful poem
about shameless self-indulgence




0022 BABY SWEE'TS BESTEST FAN - very short mordant tale

0021 MR BLANDING - poem for Tony Blair




0020 IN THE CONTAMINATED ZONE

News, January 2006: Saddam Hussein accuses Blair/Bush of war criminal use of radiation weapons.



0019 SADDAM IS GUILTY - praise poem

Praise poem for Saddam Hussein, my role model of the moment (January 2006).



0018 THE CHEATED DAUGHTER - sad poem

0017 WHEN YOU ARE BORN - death poem

0016 THE HAPPY PEANUT BUTTER SANDWICHES - poem

0015 THE MACHINE - shor horror poem

0014 CANCER RETURNS - very short poem

0013 FABIAN GETS EXCITED - compact story

0012 EVANS EATS GARLIC - compact story

The restaurant in London where they offered garlic with everything, and served garlic-flavored beer, that may have been inspirational. And there was also a true story I heard about an incident which happened on the Tokyo subway system ...



0011 DAVID STARTS A CULT - compact story

This story, the product of a diseased mind (literally -- it was written during the build-up to a diagnosis of brain cancer) is at least one step weirder than you might expect.


0010 MY FANTASY LIFE - poem

0009 RECIDIVISM - poem

0008 MY MOTHER BLAMES ME - poem

0007 DYING WE CAN DO TOMORROW - poem

0006 CASPAR PLAYS DOCTOR - compact story

Caspar's sister is a witch. She knows!

0005 BERTRAND GETS KISSED - compact story

0004 AARDVARK GETS NOTICED - micro fiction

0003 IF YOUR BABY WILL NOT SLEEP - micro fiction

0002 THE DEATH OF BIRDS - poem

0001 BEING DEAD - poem


A poem about being dead. All things considered, being dead is not a fun trip.



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