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By Kirsty McKenzie
“What was that?” I squealed, but ‘twas gone in a flash!
“I swear I just saw something crawl ‘cross the dash!”
“Just breathe, it’s ok.” I reminded myself.
“This drama’s not good for your own mental health!”
“But I saw what I saw.” I hurled right back.
“For once, can you just kindly cut me some slack?”
“Ok.” I sighed “I’m just keeping you calm.”
“Didn’t want you to feel any cause for alarm.”
“When we’re over this bridge, I’ll pull up to see.”
I swear I can feel it crawling on me.
“Ok, but please keep your hands on the wheel”
I chastised myself as we started to keel.
As the words left my mouth, and we started to soar,
I couldn’t feel those eight legs anymore.
I said to myself “Well, this is absurd.”
She looked at me sideways, and flipped me the bird.
“Reflection. That’s what these seconds are for.”
I chimed in as we continued to fall to the floor.
But all I could think, the deeper we dove,
Was “Shit, I hope I turned off the stove...”
A piece by Yvette Mystakas
I guess I wasn't really watching the road.
No I wasn't watching it at all.
But somehow I managed to get my car 4ft in the ground.
Greg and I had an argument earlier on, that began over a glass of wine, then exploded into a intoxicated screaming match.
I can't remember how it started... however all I remember is sinking into the pavement that has been freshly cemented and I somehow crawled out of the window without a scratch.
I was lucky. Damn lucky.
I need to really lay off the booze. The arguing. And just really need to avoid, Greg.
A piece By Neil Wells
"Grandad? Is that Aunt Dorothy's red car in the town square again?"
"Yes my darling. I think it is.
You know, there was a time here in Munchkin Land when people would colourfully gather together in the town square and laugh and talk.
The day your Aunt Dorothy dropped in on the Wicked Witch of the East everyone was in the old town square, and cheered and sang as Dorothy put on those red shoes. She had a path to follow, friends to make and wicked witches aplenty to meet and defeat.
But, Dianna, I think when Dorothy traded her red shoes and her old house for that red car....well.....things were never really the same again.
There she was....new car, new friends, an abundant supply of wicked witches to just drop in on, but the charm just ebbed out of the town square. Its a grey, drab, metallic place these days. Your average Munchkin doesn't feel safe out doors with red cars dropping out of the sky when you least expect it. Of course, you see an occasional wicked witch checking to see which of her mates might be under the bumper bar, but they are off again just as quickly.
I think it might have been different if Dorothy hadn't drifted away from Tinnie, Scary, and Leo. You know....old friends are gold friends.
When she got those wheels, it was new adventures, new friends. Now, don't get me wrong, her new friends, Buffy and Michonne appear to be community minded. The three of them together keep a tight rein on wicked witches, vampires, and those walking zombies that wander along sections of the old yellow-brick road.
When I was a younger bloke, all we had was Bill, Dan, and Harold driving madly about the countryside squirting ectoplasm at all and sundry....with only a ghost of a chance of any success. Of course, the uproar about the environmental impact of ectoplasm put an end to their approach to maintaining public safety.
Dianna, Munchkin Land has changed, but at least we have each other. Come on, let's be on our way, I am looking forward to meeting your new friend Steve. "
"Grandad Oz......you will love Steve. He is just an ordinary guy like you, but he can fly a plane."
"Good for him.....I am just an ordinary guy who lives behind a big curtain in an Emerald City."
"Oh Grandad.....you are always joking"
"Ok Dianna.....lets go meet your Steve. Don't forget to take your lasso and your bracelets. I do hope Dorothy, Buffy and Michonne get that red car of theirs out of the town square so that the council can fill in the hole. "
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