Aphelion Issue 279, Volume 26
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Wolf's Bane

by Rob Wynne and Jeff Williams
To the tune of: "Cocaine" by J.J. Cale

When you're out in the woods
And you're trying to do good
Use wolf's bane
When the eyes glow red
And you don't wanna be dead
Use wolf's bane
You'd best bring, you'd best bring, you'd best bring
Wolf's bane

If you hear a loud howl
And your friend starts to growl
Wolf's bane
If you're out in nowhere
And you don't have a prayer
Use Wolf's bane
They don't like, they don't like, they don't like
Wolf's bane

Don't you dare be a fool
Silver is the first rule
and Wolfs bane
Else you might find your own tomb
By the light of the moon
Wolfs bane
Till it wanes, till it wanes, till it wanes,
Wolfs bane

Don't complain if you're slain, you abstained
From Wolf's Bane

© 1999 Rob Wynne and Jeff Williams

Robert Wynne ("Doc") is a gentleman rogue and a scholar of truth. He has been, at alternate times, a writer, an editor, a salesman, a teacher, a freelance computer consultant and a charming vagrant.

While herding a sturdy diesel across the highways of life Jeff Williams dreamed of becoming a writer. In between haunting railroad yards he scribbles cryptic notes on slightly-used paper napkins and posts them off to his collaborator, Rob Wynne. They brainstorm these abstruse anagrams into the tales that you've just been reading. And people say the youth of America have no goals in life.

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