The Mind Somersaults

A Warthog Photo by Wolfgang Hasselmann on Unsplash

Warthog looked at his dinner guests in astonishment. “I don’t know what you mean. I’m a genius in dog years.”


A Flemish Giant Rabbit Photo by Sandy Millar on Unsplash

“Fix that hat, mister!” Holland Lop barked at his bartender before opening the doors for business. “This is a classy joint, not an ice cream parlor.”

English 101

An Elf Owl Photo by Andy Chilton on Unsplash

“Artistic license aside, and all the apostrophes you managed to stuff in there as well,” Scops Owl critiqued his student’s paper, “pomegranate still does not rhyme with orange.”


A raccoon Photo by Adam Muise on Unsplash

“The problem with playing poker with you guys,” Raccoon told his various family members at the table, “is that we all look like we’re cheating.”


“I regret that I have but one life, oh, no thank you,” Araucana turned down blindfold and cigarette. “What was I saying? I had something prepared for this, you know. Can we reschedule?”