The Little Review (littlereview) wrote,
The Little Review

The Birdseed of Consolation

In which Jack and Stephen demonstrate the myth of the squirrel-proof birdfeeder.

No mere ice storm will deter them from their task.

Ever eager to take a prize, Jack contemplates the best way to board, climbing the mast...

...and eventually he succeeds in leaping aboard.

Perhaps he can find a way to bring down the rigging!

But no! And the damned cabin is shut to him!

So he tries the ever-popular amphibious invasion strategy.

Meanwhile Stephen collects the treasures that fall free...

...until it's his turn to climb the mast.
And they live happily ever after.
The end.

And the GIP is the fault of bronzelionel who made me understand just how dirty this line could sound, taken in the right context.

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