For today’s Stream of Consciousness, Linda, our lovely host has selected the prompt – zz. Our mission is to find a word with double-z in it and use it in our post. Like all SoCS posts, the trick is to keep writing without any editing. The first thing that came to my mind is the word “buzzing”. You know, that annoying sound that mosquitoes make. Hold on, that’s what it’s called, right? Yep, Google has confirmed it. The buzzing sound is made by the beating of mosquito wings. I hate it when the buzzing keeps me awake when I am struggling to catch some z’s. Somehow even in a crowded, the nasty little buggers somehow mark me as their only victim. I guess I can find little consolation in the fact that my blood is probably too delicious. But that’s not a very comforting thought. Thank God, vampires are not real. (Or are they? – A little voice speaks from the back of my mind. Shush! You, little voice. Is it any wonder that I have kept it suppressed?) But then again, who needs vampires when we have mosquitoes. Sometimes, they are the reason why I don’t get to see how my wonderful dreams are going to end. Oddly enough, they never bite me and help me to wake up when it’s a nightmare. Sadistic little creatures! It makes me wonder whether they have a dream-o-meter built into their tiny bodies. I wake up, only keep hitting against the spot that itches so badly. More often than not, the mosquito would have been long gone by then, its tummy full of my precious blood. Occasionally, I manage to hit the mosquito, and – well, you can imagine what a bloody mess it will be. (Pun intended). Sound sleep – Is it too much to ask for? Apparently, the mosquitoes think so. But the moment I break out my electric bat, the mosquitoes seemingly vanish. They don’t dare come near me when I am armed with the bat. One swat with the bat and they will be electrocuted to death. If it isn’t clear already, I hate mosquitoes. Not only do they thrive on our blood, but they also manage to transmit diseases to us free of cost. Dear stupid mosquitoes, have you ever heard of the barter system? I guess not. It’s either that or you don’t believe in ethics. It’s just the females though, who thrive on blood. Ladies, you should really let your menfolk show you the way! I guess this rambling has gone on long enough.
If you have made it till here, thanks for reading. I really felt like venting out through words today. That felt good!
Speaking about my hatred towards mosquitoes, here are two more posts that you might like. They are mercifully shorter than this one. 😉
What about you? Do you hate mosquitoes too? Do the mosquitoes hunt you down too?
Written in response to today’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt from Linda G. Hill. The challenge was to “Start your post with the word ‘where’ and write whatever comes to you.d/or to read the other entries, please click on the link.
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