830: Was Robin Hood Brain Damaged?

Robin Hood; prince of thieves, guardian of Sherwood forest, outlaw, scourge of the sheriff of Nottingham, seriously brain damaged? It’s a question worth asking. The typical day for Robin Hood, if stories are to be believed, was compromised of Robin Hood wandering around Sherwood forest until he happened upon some stranger, whom he would summarily…

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825: A Nice Cup of Tea

“How about a nice cup of tea?” Asked Mrs. Sputnik-Putarski. Of course, if Ben had been more versed in historical alliterations he would have realized that, Sputnik being in her name, Mrs. Sputnik-Putarsky was probably a Russian spy, and that the Sputnik was a reference to the famous Sputnik sattelite which had been launched into…

818: How Pencils Find Love

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. -Jane Austen The pursuit of romantic relationships is one of the most complicated and emotional processes to which human beings can submit themselves. The inevitable pitfalls, difficulties and nuances involved in the…

809: Monday Morning Blues

I’ve got the Monday Morning Blues*So I’ll sing a different tuneAnd I’ll hope I’m in the moodTo eat tuna with a spoonAnd at night I’ll come and groomMy poor dog who’s a loon Ah, forget it. It’s Monday and i can’t think straight. This poem came out all worng and it ain’t nothing like what…

802: E[]ection Day!

No one took more pride in his work than Aaron. He was always on time, always eager, and sometimes a little slow. Every morning he was filled with enthusiasm, and each evening he drove home feeling with the satisfied feeling that he was making a difference in the world. Aaron worked at a sign company,…

800:The Bullet

Faster than a speeding bullet Eric Turnermugger’s mullet Showed it’s plumage like a pullet Til one day he got his skull hit With a speedy little bullet That’s my tale Why don’t you mull it? Photo by Chris J Mitchell on Pexels.com