Hmm, thought Blurtso, would you look at that… a duck in the rain. I wonder what he’s doing? It’s really coming down. You’d think he’d look for shelter, if he had any sense.
What have you been doing lately? said Alex. I’ve been standing in the snow, said Blurtso. Standing in the snow? said Alex. Yes, said Blurtso, standing in the snow.
Being in a hurry has never increased
my enjoyment of anything.
It’s the Venus de Milo, said Alex.
It’s a toaster oven, said Blurtso.
It’s an elephant, said Harlan.