Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Z is for Zoo

Wow.  This is the end.  We've drabbled all the way to the end of April.  I'd like to thank all of you who went along with me on this journey.  It's been amazing for me.  I'm lucky to be part of such a great blogging community.


The bars of my cage are rusted and dirty.  No one has cleaned them for years.

The surrounding cages are silent too.  They’re not empty, but those that occupy them are motionless.  I can’t recall the last time I saw one of them stir.

Life in the zoo was never easy.  Androids were outlawed when a Luddite faction took control of the government.  We were placed in zoos as a warning of the dangers of technology.  Children would come to taunt us.

There was a war.  I heard artillery at night, but it stopped long ago.

Now no one comes.


  1. Whew! We did it. Congrats on finishing A to Z!

  2. Congratulations on making it to the end! I have enjoyed your drabbles immensely!

  3. I've enjoyed reading your drabbles this month and this one is no different. Great twist, a zoo with no animals.

    LittleCely's Blog

  4. How sad.
    Congratulations on completing the Challenge!

  5. Great twist, wasn't expecting that!
    Congratulations on making it to Z, I've loved reading your stories :)

  6. Cool ending - now I want to know how the androids are going to get out and find out what has happened.

    Great drabbles - entertaining and varied - thanks for sharing your vivid imagination :) If you ever want to guest post on my blog, consider yourself invited.

    Sophie's Thoughts & Fumbles - A to Z Ghosts
    Fantasy Boys XXX - A to Z Drabblerotic

  7. Congratulations on crossing the A to Z finishing line, LG!
    I always enjoy your drabbles!
    Writer In Transit

  8. Congrats on completing the challenge!!!

  9. Wow! Fantastic piece!

    Congrats on the most fantastic drabbles. So glad to find your blog!

  10. Congratulations! WE DID IT :)

    Thanks for stopping by at mine during the challenge xx

  11. Some display they are!