This story is part of BlogFestivus: 12 short stories, 12 days, 12 Days of Christmas. An I.Q. of 12 is also extremely helpful but not required. Oh, the stories have to be exactly 144 words in length, too. You know, that’s 12 times 12. (Use a calculator if you need proof.) The real bitch of this challenge is that you have to incorporate the words from the famous “12 Days of Christmas” song, too. Sick stuff, really. You can find more of these unique stories by clicking this link for a complete list of festive BlogFestivus participants.
For The Birds
by Tom B. Taker
This challenge is for the birds, the earnest author thought to himself. Already he had thought hard for four long minutes and still there were no fresh ideas. That was like totally an eternity!
In desperation he just started writing whatever came to mind. In fact, it looked an awful lot like this.
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