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31 August 2008 @ 05:31 pm
Day Twenty-Three of 41 Days of Metallicar ...  
I'm still on a John kick. It's funny, but the John ones have mostly come on their own, without planning on my part. Hmm -- maybe I'm haunted.  Anyway, here's my contribution to day 23 of the 41 Days of Metallicar celebration.

This one's for my friend originalcindyr .

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Haunted
 
The car was haunted.
 
He’d known it for a while, but he also knew that salt and fire weren’t required. There was no disembodied spirit trapped in the metal.
 
There were only memories and dreams, and he clung to them.
 
In the rearview, he saw tousle-haired Dean playing cars with Sammy in the back seat. From the corner of his mind’s eye, he saw Mary beside him, eight months pregnant, eating an ice cream cone and laughing about cravings. If he tried, he could almost put both scenes together, imagining his happy family in the car.
 
He’d never sell her.
 
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I think -- I've been thinking about my Dad lately, so it's not that far a reach to bring up John. Of course, considering the Impala, it's never a far reach to bring up John ...

 
 
 
Current Mood: blankblank
Current Music: "As Tears Go By' by the Rolling Stones
 
 
 
whimsywinx: SN-ImpalaRescuewhimsywinx on August 31st, 2008 10:15 pm (UTC)
I'm sniffling for John again.
bardicvoice: WWJD by <lj user=oh_mcgee>bardicvoice on September 1st, 2008 12:08 am (UTC)
I keep doing that to people ... 'll try to get cheery, I promise!
originalcindyr: JDM Half Smileoriginalcindyr on August 31st, 2008 10:21 pm (UTC)
As I smile through my tears, my heart has been honored ... my soul has been touched.

Bless you my friend.
bardicvoice: WWJD by <lj user=oh_mcgee>bardicvoice on September 1st, 2008 12:26 am (UTC)
*hugs*

Your comment on yesterday's entry put the boys as boys in the back seat. I just took it from there ...
originalcindyr: Little Deanoriginalcindyr on September 1st, 2008 12:28 am (UTC)
... and you did it most beautifully.

This is truly the best way to pass each day counting down to the 18th.

*hugs back*
bardicvoice: JohnDean Hug by <lj user=Cakehole_Cat>bardicvoice on September 1st, 2008 04:01 pm (UTC)
Thank you, dearheart!
koosh2012 on September 1st, 2008 12:43 am (UTC)
I'm torn between desperately wanting 9/18 and wishing it would never get here so that your drabbles won't go away... I request you find a solution for me, Mary, because it's starting to stress me out in a potentially health-deteriorating way! **wink, wink, nudge, nudge**
*hugs the Impala tightly*
bardicvoice: WWJD by <lj user=oh_mcgee>bardicvoice on September 1st, 2008 04:03 pm (UTC)
Hmm, I can't promise to keep up the "drabble a day" pace, but I can try to write more fanfic ...

Don't be torn! We'll be in transports once 9/18 arrives!!