Centina Pentina
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Centina Pentina

A Chord for the End of the World

Love, a guitar, and some zombies

Photo by Nathan Wright on Unsplash

“Go! And take that damned thing with you!”

Slam!

Outside, the blood stuck to Charlie’s sneakers. Beth just didn’t understand the power of music. It would work.

He strummed. He sang. The crowd closed in.

As morning broke, Beth watched as a familiar shape shambled by, clutching a broken guitar.

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Lisa Rose

Lisa Rose

Coffee-chugging, empathy-wielding, child-rearing, over-thinking, dog-petting, videogame-playing, writer/editor/educator and feminist know-it-all.