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Brian the Writer

With Friends Like These …

Brian McCorkle

It's time to get out while you can.

Last night we painted the cat blue
he didn't like it much
he snarled and hissed
he scratched and cried
today he died

Tonight we'll paint the dog red

tomorrow we will paint you
First Appeared in Ego Trips Number Three (Autumn 2004)
Experimental Literary Journal of the Fox Valley Writers Club (Wisconsin)