The Damask Notebook, part 2


According to The Onion, there was a deafening silence as the sheeple finally woke up overseas.

Harry and the Queen read only this newspaper. They sat in the old library room, which was also used by generations of his family for over one hundred years. The lights still worked, but he nonetheless used his pince-nez. This was the April Fools edition, delivered by passenger pigeon.

The grammophone played, “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)”. (R. E. M.,1987)