A Special Guest For Dinner

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A Special Guest For Dinner


I stopped on my way home from work,
To pick up a few extra things.
A bottle of wine, some tall red candles,
A dessert and vanilla ice cream.
I'm having a guest for Dinner,
And I want everything just right.
I don't want to appear like a beginner,
On this one very special night.

I have the main course cooking,
It simply smells delicious.
The lights are dim, the air is fresh,
I've set out my best china dishes.
He'll be here any minute,
Let me check just one more time.
Maybe a little more garlic in it,
The stew I've made tastes just fine.

I go over to the refrigerator,
And open the freezer door.
It's full of bags of severed meat,
All frozen to the core.
In the center two eyes just stare,
Through a zip locked Glad freezer bag.
They're both looking straight at me,
Surprised and somewhat sad.

I grab some ice, adjust what's there,
Lady fingers, giblets and feet.
I take a quick mental inventory,
Of all the tidbits I still have to eat.
Stuff to make liver with onions,
Fresh soups and kidney stew.
Enough to feed me and my guests,
For another week or two.

I'm really looking forward,
To this evenings special guest.
We met at a bar the weekend before,
He just stood out from all the rest.
He's well traveled and debonair,
A doctor of some sort it seems.
He has a refined elegant air,
And a taste for fave beans.

I hope I don't seem too presumptuous,
Remain calm and self-contained.
I found him to be quite scrumptious.
I would love to pick his brain.
I'm writhing with anticipation,
Perspiring just a bit.
I have a renewed appreciation,
For how nervous some people get.

Relax, take a breath, it's almost time,
The table's all been set.
Cleaver, pairing and carving knives,
Are as sharp as they can get.
Sterling silver dinnerware,
And a bottle of Chianti wine
A touch of elegant savior faire,
And some chloroform's just fine

A car, he's here, another breath,
A quick look in the mirror.
I see myself and I see death,
And embrace it's debt and horror.
The door bell rings, I'm feeling calmer,
The fun's about to begin.
I open the door, hear hello Mr. Dahmer,
Doctor Lechter, won't you please come in.



Copyright © September 2010
Kevin Mooney

kmm001
091710

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koolmom0 commented on A Special Guest For Dinner

05-21-2011

Mooney Mooney Mooney!!! This is awesome and scary. I don't think I'll ever have dinner with you LOL. I love this write...Rita

mustascheman commented on A Special Guest For Dinner

11-04-2010

Not bad, more funny than dark. It's almost as if the flow was backward. I mean it kind of worked...in a story as this there was plenty of room for more gore and maybe a sense of your own darkness to show rather than retell a story. As I stated, not bad but I will have to read something else of yours to get a good feel for your style. A.T.

ShadowStealer commented on A Special Guest For Dinner

10-19-2010

Hahaha this really put me in a Halloween state of mind. You're so creative....I wish i could come up with an Idea like that... ShadowStealer

InfinityKnott commented on A Special Guest For Dinner

10-19-2010

A tale from the crypt. Fantastic imagery. Nicely done!

ApaqRasgirl commented on A Special Guest For Dinner

10-19-2010

haha, good one for Halloween, that one had me going thinking she is going to chop him up and put him in the freezer........loved it.....creepy as it was at the end.......lol...........love asha

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