A fur tree of towering height, Decorated with ornaments bright, Fell near the cat, Almost knocking him flat, And gave him a horrible fright.
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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: The Squirrel
Thursday Limerick: Clumsy Fish
It’s hard to walk upright on your tail fins. Patience is appreciated. There once was a land roaming fish, Who smashed an old woman’s best dish. A responsible bloke, He replaced what he broke, Engraved with the lady’s name–Trish.
Osa and the Bald One
Osa didn’t understand Human the way that Tango did, but she knew a few words here and there.
For instance, she knew “¡Osa Mala!” meant “You have sinned against the gods”.
“¡No coma eso!” was what Juan usually shouted before prying her mouth open. It probably meant “You must offer me a piece of your food in reparation for this sin.”
Osa and the Food Gods
The food gods were called Juan and Kimberly Rodriguez. They were benevolent gods. At least Osa thought so. Osa was a mutt. A mid-sized dog, with a face like a lab and the brown and black coloring of a German shepherd. Her large feet suggested that she still had some growing to do. She hadContinue reading “Osa and the Food Gods”