Tag Archives: Satire

Monster in the Closet

Little Tanya was still screaming when her father ran into her bedroom. “What’s wrong honey?” worried Greg. “Are you okay?” Tears streaming, Tanya pointed at the closet. “Monster!” Greg sighed with relief. Many children imagined monsters in the closet. He … Continue reading

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Garden Gnomes Are Everywhere

Gerrold’s Gnome Emporium rested beside the highway in Southwestern Montana. The remote location was beautiful, but business was slow. Gerrold wanted to increase sales. He started importing exotic sculptures from everywhere. Susan loved the Emporium. She skipped her way through … Continue reading

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New Owner

“Gawd!” groaned Bobo the bear. “I’m covered in dirt!” “My clothes are permanently soiled!” moaned Tina the baby doll. “But we have a new owner,” brightened Monty the monkey, brushing away dirt. “A child loves us again.” “Yeah, but she’s … Continue reading

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Secret Agent

Bob the mechanic said, “Obviously someone side-swiped you.” “Can’t be,” answered Linda. “It was sitting in my garage.” Bob didn’t question customer claims, however unbelievable. He just fixed cars. “Well, this is no problem, ma’am. We’ll have her fixed by … Continue reading

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A Terrible Job

In the tiny country of Mercalado Felix got an unexpected job offer. “You could be our next Presidente!” exclaimed Senor Alvarez. They stopped at a beautiful mansion and went inside. “This would be your office.” Felix gaped at towering stacks … Continue reading

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The Probability Engine

Mayor of Chicago, Rupert Johnson was furious. He shouted at his Chief of Staff, Marion Caldwell. “This is a disaster! ” “But sir,” said Marion. “You wanted innovative ideas.” “But not this!” The native Chicagoan loved his city. The horrific … Continue reading

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The Hardboiled Buy

She was sleek and slender when I found her. A high performance philly that liked things fast with a touch of danger. This was no regular guy’s bicycle. I said, “I see a shadow, but no bike.” “Yeah, pal,” drawled … Continue reading

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