Suicide Note

Photo by: Sarah Potter

Researchers found Professor Taube’s hut in the Bolivian jungle years after his apparent suicide. The skeleton still held the shotgun used. Upon his desk, overgrown with vines, they found a suicide note. It read:

My efforts to increase the intelligence of Llamas is wildly successful. Though now I realize it was morally yucky. We They used to roam the fields blissfully eating, unaware of yucky things like politics and money. Now we they suffer from, a poison foisted upon them by that devil me.

My life is forfeit.

“That’s odd,” noted Professor Hotchkiss, examining the note. “It’s signed with a hoof print.”
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Written for the Friday Fictioneers: https://rochellewisoff.com/2017/06/07/9-june-2017/

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About EagleAye

I like looking at the serious subjects in the news and seeking the lighter side of the issue. I love satire and spoofs. I see the ridiculous side of things all the time, and my goal is to share that light-hearted view.
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32 Responses to Suicide Note

  1. Great! Loved the ending.. 🙂

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  2. List of X says:

    That’s really odd – how would a llama pull the trigger with a hoof?

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  3. Hilariously funny. I read this twice and enjoyed it both times.

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  4. Dale says:

    This was a hoot indeed!

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  5. jwdwrites says:

    Gotta love those Llamas. Great post Eric, very funny. 🙂

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  6. Life Lessons of a Dog Lover says:

    Beautifully twisted story.

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  7. Dear Eric,

    I could just picture this. 😀 😀 😀 Tooooo funny…not at all yucky.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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  8. subroto says:

    Smart beast. Live llama and prosper.

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  9. Oliana says:

    Enjoyed this especially the ending made me laugh out lout…was not expecting that!

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  10. granonine says:

    Perfect ending 🙂

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  11. wmqcolby says:

    Whoa! THAT’S a keeper! Nice work, sir. Best i have read so far.

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  12. Indira says:

    That note is written by a llama? Super imagination. Great story. Loved it.

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  13. Dahlia says:

    Wow! How imaginative and creative.

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  14. magarisa says:

    Very entertaining take on the prompt!

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  15. Ha, ha. I think they should check that note and death closer. The hoofprint signature is suspicious, to say the least. They might want to check the weapon trigger for a hoof mark or lack of a fingerprint also. Good humor writing, Eric. 😀 — Suzanne

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    • EagleAye says:

      Hehe. Yeah I think the trigger will suspiciously lack any fingerprints. A serious investigation will cause a change the cause of death, but create a very disturbing alternative cause. 😉 Thanks so much, Suzanne! 🙂

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