Club of Glee

A Chihuahua Photo by Niki Zbrankova on Unsplash

“What is this? A present? For me?” Chihuahua excitedly opened the box his wife handed him; his anticipation caused him to shake nervously. “What? What? What is this? Oh, it’s a… it’s a… a… sweater. How nice.”

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Leading the Way

A Musk Deer Photo by Nathan Wolfe on Unsplash

Musk Deer led the little group to a secluded clearing deep in the woods. A couple of logs for sitting and the remains of a fire occupied the center. “Ah! This looks like the spot.”

Free to Speak

A Beagle Photo by Vlad Sargu on Unsplash

“I have an opinion I would like to share,” Beagle said as she stepped up to the microphone. “It may not be popular, nor critical, but nonetheless I have a right to say it. Now, let me reference my notes.”

Stand

“Rye.” Jackrabbit told the bartender after passing the swinging doors. As his drink was poured he listened to the stranger up on the stage who was haranguing the crowd about voting being a privilege and only the privileged should vote. Jackrabbit downed his drink in one. “Well, that tears it. Looks like my day isn’t over yet.”

By Any Other Name

A mallard Photo by Zdeněk Macháček on Unsplash

“What do you mean, make it rhyme?” Mallard looked aghast at his editor. “Poetry doesn’t have to rhyme. That’s like saying every doughnut has to have a hole in the middle. Are you insane?”

Airfare

A Southern Flying Squirrel Photo by Brecht Denil on Unsplash

Flying Squirrel checked the clock on the mantle again. “Where is that taxi? I have got to get to the airport now. I knew I should have flown myself, but I have luggage to check.”