A STORY by BILL SELLS

THE DIARY OF ATLATL or NOTHING NEW UNDER THE BRIGHT THING


Mamar say drink flower water. Mamar say flower water good. Atlatl drink. Atlatl like. Atlatl say good. Mamar take more flower. Mamar make pretty water with flower. Mamar put finger in pretty water and put on rock wall. Mamar make deer on rock wall. Rock wall pretty. Rock wall safe. Rock wall good. Mamar smile. Mamar say good. Atlatl smile. Atlatl say good.


Mamar say hungry. Atlatl say hungry. Mamar say hungry. Atlatl say hungry. Mamar say hungry. Mamar say hungry. Mamar say hungry. Atlatl go.


Atlatl pick up stick. Atlatl cut stick with rock. Atlatl make stick sharp. Atlatl hunt deer. Deer fast. Atlatl throw stick. Stick slow. Deer fast. Atlatl hunt. Deer fast. Atlatl hunt. Deer fast. Atlatl stop. Atlatl rest.


Atlatl go rock wall. Mamar say hungry. Atlatl say deer fast. Mamar say hungry. Atlatl say rest. Mamar say go. Atlatl say rest. Mamar say hungry. Mamar say hungry. Mamar say hungry. Atlatl take stick. Atlatl go. Atlatl go tree by water. Atlatl rest.


Atlatl wake up. Atlatl go friend Shaz. Friend Shaz eat deer. Atlatl eat deer. Atlatl say stick slow. Friend Shaz laugh. Friend Shaz show antler bone. Friend Shaz put stick in bone. Friend Shaz throw stick with bone. Stick fast. Friend Shaz give bone.


Atlatl take bone and stick and deer to Mamar. Mamar eat deer. Atlatl show Mamar bone. Atlatl throw stick with bone. Mamar eat deer. Mamar laugh. Mamar say good. Atlatl say good.


Atlatl hunt deer. Atlatl throw stick with bone. Stick fast. Deer slow. Deer run with stick in side. Atlatl run. Deer run. Atlatl run. Deer stop. Atlatl find. Atlatl take stick. Atlatl give deer Mamar. Mamar smile.


Atlatl call all we come rock wall. Atlatl throw stick. Stick hit tree. Stick fall. Atlatl show all we bone. Atlatl throw stick with bone. Stick hit tree. Stick not fall. Stick in tree. All we say good. All we want bone. Atlatl say all we find bone. All we say good. Atlatl say good.


Stranger come. More stranger come. Many stranger come. They have stick. We have bone and stick. They throw stick. Stick slow. We throw stick. Stick fast. Stranger slow. Stranger hurt. Stranger go.


Friend Shaz boy take stick and bone. Friend Shaz boy throw stick with bone at Atlatl boy. Stick fast. Atlatl boy slow. Atlatl boy run with stick in side. Friend Shaz boy run. Atlatl boy run. Friend Shaz boy run. Atlatl boy stop. Friend Shaz boy find. Friend Shaz boy take stick. Friend Shaz boy go. Mamar cry. Friend Shaz cry. Atlatl cry. No one smile. No one say good.

 

Bill Sells has a word game in a local paper, two books in stores, and micro-flash and short stories on lit-sites around the web.