Category Archives: SMACKDOWN


Friday Smackdown: Wee Eel Soliloquy

6 days ago

The tickle came not from the left, but from the right, along the edge of the ear then into the canal. Once the tail disappeared, so did the tickles. All…


Friday Smackdown: Dehydrated Jelly

2 weeks ago

The container was split. All but two poured out, staying inside to ingest the remains. Every jar in the warehouse was infected. More came falling from the rafters, their furry…


Friday Smackdown: Fur by day, Ice by Night

3 weeks ago

They brandished their coils, sharp, fearsome, dripping with the ink of ages. A nonlethal threat should they dry, buy nay, not a day past without a letter, a sketch, a…


Friday Smackdown: Candy Laden Furballs

1 month ago

When you’ve thrown all the plates and have begun tossing furballs laden with gum and colorful candies, you shouldn’t be surprised if they come flying back at you. For the…


Friday Smackdown: Moss Slabs of Memphis

2 months ago

Early in those days the floor was covered with it. Not just the floors, but also the walls, the paths, the feed store and occasionally a small mammal that sat…


Friday Smackdown: Red Plant Gases

2 months ago

There they were, five of the baby yak mice walking along the stream, the wind blowing their wispy beards, not a care in the world, and yet is was such…


Friday Smackdown: Chill Squirrel Gnaw

2 months ago

The chill was a jagged bolt that cut through the air. Many had fallen on that frozen grass, snowflakes and men, still to this day. Most had expressions of, “Get me a…


Friday Smackdown: Beetle Back Slap

2 months ago

We rode all day. The dust, the dirt, the smoke, the buzz–not the kind from drinking their fermented milk, the kind you hear even in your sleep. However, it was…


Friday Smackdown: Shards of Awesome

3 months ago

When the bowls fell against the ground, the silence shattered, the kicks flew and spatters of oatmeal hit those in the blast radius. Any area of exposed skin was… well,…