Shanty

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Omino Pascal
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Shanty

Post by Omino Pascal » Thu Jun 17, 2010 11:11 am

Shanty

“What’s that?” Koi wondered, gazing at the shadow above.

Swimming lazily to the surface, Koi wondered why she was a carp. It was a lonely life, with only the wise old octopi for company.

The crabs scattered. Koi was about to follow them, when she was struck by an anchor. The ship's crew were in high spirits, and yet the captain was suddenly melancholy. His dog, not long for this world, jumped over the side.

“Shep!” He shouted. “Pull her in!”

Koi jumped into the boat. The captain held her in his arms. Confused and concussed, Koi began to bark.

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Re: Shanty

Post by strawman » Thu Jun 17, 2010 12:32 pm

Hmmm. Obviously related to an experience you had while growing up as a child.
Who is suffering from heatstroke.
Bueno!
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Re: Shanty

Post by Omino Pascal » Thu Jun 17, 2010 10:47 pm

strawman wrote:Hmmm. Obviously related to an experience you had while growing up as a child.
Who is suffering from heatstroke.
Bueno!

Thanks.

I'm a big fan of slipstream fiction, stories that make you feel weird, as if you're struggling with a cold, barking fish. Though not really.

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Re: Shanty

Post by Phenopath » Fri Jun 18, 2010 7:59 am

Omino, are you cool with the dribble?
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Re: Shanty

Post by Omino Pascal » Fri Jun 18, 2010 8:28 am

Phenopath wrote:Omino, are you cool with the dribble?
Sure, as long as you mop up that puddle on the carpet.

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Re: Shanty

Post by Phenopath » Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:19 am

Dribbled.
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Re: Shanty

Post by ZuSquared » Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:34 am

I once had a cat that thought he was a member of The Shadows.

Could Koi have been that tragic winner of 'The Best In Show' at Crufts.... you know the one that got flushed down the toilet?

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Re: Shanty

Post by Omino Pascal » Thu Jul 01, 2010 12:20 pm

Phenopath wrote:Dribbled.
Your rendition of the sea-captain made me laugh! Thanks.

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