Yard Details

“You know, I’ve never actually done this sort of thing before,” Satin Angora professed as he pulled on his brand new work gloves. “Raking the leaves, you say? Well, how difficult could that be? I mean, there they are and we’re here with this rake thing. Funny rake, I always thought that meant something else entirely. Never associated it with work.”

Friendly Wager

a hamster Photo by Ricky Kharawala on Unsplash

“Well let’s see who’s for the taking tonight?” Hamster made his way to the smoking room. “Plenty of card games in progress, I see. Let’s find us some cribbage.”

Truth

“We’ve won but it doesn’t have to end here.” Aardvark spoke through his bullhorn. “We still have to have real change. Things can’t go back to the way they were.”

My name is…

A crow Photo by Sergio Ibanez on Unsplash

“Oh for bloody… ugh.” Crow looked about for a path or trail or anything, then looked at his bothersome wing in a sling before setting off across the field. “I hate mud.”

By a single thread

A raccoon Photo by Adam Muise on Unsplash

Raccoon looked out the little barred window at the crowd starting to gather in the courtyard below. “Well, unless my promised rescuer likes to cut things close for dramatic effect, I suppose I better start thinking of something witty to say.”