“Sweetness,” by B. C. Edwards
First appeared in 2010 in the anthology Zombiality: A Queer Bent on the Undead (edited by Bill Tucker); collected in The Aversive Clause; read by Sam Ferree in Pseudopod 445, July 3rd, 2015
No idea how many words; the Pseudopod episode is 30:12
This is the second time I’ve listened to this story. It’s poignant—”lovers at the end of the world” poignant. The narrator does a good job with the repetitions.