January 19, 2012

The Perils of Success


What about duck?” He grins. 

Everyone holds their breath.

“Duckduckbobucklucktuckmemimomucksuckleliloluck…duck.”

“Good job,” says her mother. Phew.

She’s smiling. She clearly doesn’t understand the game but she’s still bursting with pride. It quickly becomes too much for that little body to carry. Everyone must learn of her greatness. 

“And mommy….I didn’t say fuck once!”

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