Post September 26, 2009, 05:24:16 PM

Homage to It by Mike Berger

In the spirit of "Parody is the best compliment", I present one more honorable mention to this month's troll theme at flash-land. (P.S. The original is brilliant!!)

Screeching to a halt, I was confronted
by this hideous, vile thing. It reeked--
putrid like something dead.

It looked like a giant oyster with one
giant bloodshot eye. It had scaly flaps
on each side.

It ambulated by osmosis, oozing its way
by flapping its flaps. I was frozen in my
tracks as it approached.

It uttered a low moaning sound. Then it
spoke in my language. "Help," it cried.
I assumed it was struggling to breathe
in the Earth's atmosphere.

Moved by its pathetic plea for help I
asked, "Are you having trouble breathing?"
"No," the thing replied. "The air is fine.

(Begin Poem Hack)

"... An evil wizard cast this spell on me and now I look like this. It's kinda hard to be nice to people when your eyes are the color of a Bloody Martini. "