When Joe Campbell wrote The Chainsaw Sharks I swore I would never write again. I thought that there wasn’t any point in even trying to match such a perfect literary masterpiece. Then, one day, a shaft of light fell upon me from the heavens. I rushed to my computer and let my fingers fly acrossContinue reading “Rex’s Wish – A Tragic Romance”
Category Archives: animals
Short Story: Lobsters are Jerks
This is my most realistic story. Lobster Harry was crammed into a tiny tank at the local Fresh Mart. He shared the already claustrophobic space with a dozen other lobsters. His claws were restrained with rubber bands. He was frightened and hungry and couldn’t stop thinking about his family. Back home on the reef, heContinue reading “Short Story: Lobsters are Jerks”
Short Story: Osa and the Rug Demon
Osa is back by popular demand. Read her previous stories here: Osa and the Food Gods Osa and the Bald One Happy Halloween! “The demon that gripped me was pale,” Nutmeg the guinea pig began. “White from the neckdown, but his hands were a cold blue like ice. He enclosed me in a towel, soContinue reading “Short Story: Osa and the Rug Demon”
Thursday Limerick: Pet Recommendations
If you think that you want a pet, But don’t know what kind you should get, Birds, cats, and mice, Are all very nice. Venomous snakes you are bound to regret. Follow me for more helpful advice:
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Thursday Limerick: Overpriced Latte
An octopus needing some tea, Ventured away from the sea. But the price of a chai, Was four dollars too high, So she went home and made some for free.
Thursday Limerick: Inconsistent Courage
A terrier covered in flour, Refused to step into the shower. A burglar he’d fight, The mailman he’d bite. But from water he’d run off and cower.
Thursday Limerick: Some Horses are Jerks
There once was a conquering horse, Who took someone’s pasture by force. But through God’s saving grace, He relinquished the place, And left full of pain and remorse.
Thursday Limerick: Shopping Spree
We all get carried away sometimes, especially when in quarantine. There once was a clothes-wearing grouse, Who needed to buy a new blouse. But with a great deal of glee, She went on a spree, And could not fit her clothes in her house.
Thursday Limerick: The Squirrel
Thursday Limerick: Don’t Mock Owls
Don’t mock owls, especially if you are lower on the food chain. There once was a featherless owl. Who was mocked by the neighboring fowl. He attacked and he ate. Thought they tasted great! And cleaned off his beak with a towel.