“Choking on all kinds of miscellaneous crap the big sky doggie-humped the valley as the day died and the forlorn red sun sank screeching into the atmospheric murk until it exploded like the final moment in a B movie when giant methane-enriched cockroaches gas California and a buxom blonde in high-heels lights a match.
He watched the nuclear sunset with a connoisseur’s eye. In applause he threw a half-eaten taco into the gray surging water of the Sacramento River.
Maybe a sturgeon would eat the taco, digest it, impart it within its eggs and it would end up as caviar in one of those tourist baskets along with California wine, cheese, and grapes. Maybe, he'd go swimming and one of the eight-hundred-pound butt-ugly fish would eat him and he’d become a part of the process." - From China Flats by Kevin O’Kendley (an unpublished novel).
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