Thursday, January 8, 2009

Drabble of the Week

'Phenomenon'

HE did not know it, but something unnatural had occurred within his water heater. The water that fell from his shower began to work a subtle effect on his body. The years dripped by, until one day a strange knowledge burst upon him. Suddenly he was able to perceive the hidden truth of all things. So keen was his awareness that he attained wealth and power, and sent his children happily into the world. Yet, one thing eluded him, one thing often caused him to gnash his teeth in consternation, remained an enigma till his very last days. His wife.

1 Comments:

At February 20, 2009 at 3:52 AM , Blogger rugger said...

the frog in the pot on the stove

 

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