Saturday, November 24, 2007

Duck and Cover (Inspired By Actual Events)

by Alexandra Erin

“Hey, look at that!” she said, pointing upwards.

“What?” I said, looking at the birds crossing the sky. “Ducks?”

“Yeah, but look… one side’s shorter,” she said. “Aren’t they supposed to fly in a V?”

“One side’s always shorter,” I said.

“Why?” she asked.

“It’s a checkmark,” I said. “To show they didn’t forget anything.”

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