I am standing in the middle of the street
I am standing in the middle of the street playing hide and seek with the moon through the trees. The hum of the world tonight includes tankers hauling crude and Laredo traffic.2
As young people decamp to other cities for jobs, Laredo has become a shell of its former self. The city keeps up its sunny facade, but the overall mood is one of gloom. I am bored.3
Leredo try's to think of ways he can bring some sort of happiness into this old town, but he has no motivation. Hes desperate to be happy again, but he can't do it alone.2
He sees a tweeting cheerful robin and forcefully points at it from a distance. He sucks the happiness from its soul and feels his mood improve. It falls limp and dead. He grabs his3
camera to take a picture of the lifeless bird. Once he takes a picture, he buries the robin and walks away with a smile. He vowed to only use his strengths for certain times.4
The robin flies away, off into the sunset. Looking off, his young follow as the man takes the picture of them flying away.2
The man taking the photo was named Robin Robbins. This award-winning photo he took of the robins is known as Robin Robbin's Robins. The robins in the photo have no idea that they3
are Robin Robbin’s Robins because they used to live with Robinson Robinson, at which time they were called Robinson Robinson’s Robins. Robin Robbins took Robinson Robinson’s Robins2
into her care, along with his 4 confused children. Miss Robin’s floral home was filled with appropriated small animals. These new charges from Mr Robinson’s home down the street wo3
uldn't stand in court, Miss Robin thought. Who said you couldn't shelter over 1,200 animals in your house? There were still so many of them to rescue on eBay.3
- 2018-01-05 02:58:15
- 2020-04-19 06:09:09
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Woab Apr 21 2020 @ 13:35
Nice ending, MisterPants.
LordVacuity Apr 21 2020 @ 17:47
I don't know about that Woab. Seems more like a nice beginning. Imagine as we trace the intricacies of rescue animal auctions on eBay in a time of pandemic. With Shelter-In-Place in effect in lots of areas, how are these rescue animals being collected, stored, and shipped? What were the ethical questions raised by this practice?