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Drift in the Wind

By smname and yxname on February 14, 2004

One man should know why Frederik decided to steal 50,000,000 balloons.

Years after the original plan, especially considering the circumstances, he returned from isolation at Mount Winnie. The superintendent of Mount Winnie made balloon animals. Frederik remembered the multitude of colors of giraffes, poodles and platypi, and suddenly had an urge to take a trip over Memory Lane.

Blueprints, dust, and parchment covered the wooden attic where his plan began its horror.

Trials later ensued that brought to justice the scheme's blueprint. Poor Frederik and his whistful balloons. If 50,000,000 were popped, what bombastic depression would fill voids in prisons.

Midnight Manatees

By smname and yxname on February 2, 2004

Once, when the night appeared silent, all manatees actually were sheepishly fox-trotting across Floridian escalators.

"Escalators?"

Yes.

Up skyscrapers and slippery star-scapes, googols of horizontalness and deities swam under watchful gargoyles. Heavenly gray bodies approached the point of confusion that collided harshly against their flippers.

"Staircase, where movement hurries lives, isn't your final dream," the gargoyles harrumphed, "Manatees are sea elephants, not meant to slip onto serrated escalators." The saddened manatees sank heavily back into their flubber lives, disappointed.

But suddenly, the escalators reached the stars, and cried, "FOLLOW YOUR LONELIEST DREAM AND FULFILL YOUR HEARTS DESIRE."

The manatees smiled.