Crying toad

“Ahh the pain! The horror!” screams out Mr.Toad.

The crying toad spills its guts under the smiling blue moon. And the crowd cheers and roars at his unexpected outburst. Senseless serpents slide along the pavements. Maimed by the gravel and the tires. While some frogs silently scream “Murder! Murder! Murder on the rocks.”

The unconcerned human pushes on. Squishing the toad cadaver further barely leaving an intact piece for its family to bury him with dignity. The family once the human has departed gathers around the remains to bid their goodbyes. The heedless man returns crushing the all in his path as he bends down to reach a pencil cap he dropped. A single silent snake snaps at his hand as revenge for its two friends. The human, humoured,simply laughs and scoffs lightly before crushing it under his boot. Then rides off into the sunset, whistling a western tune.

Written by Issa Dioume

thebiligualwriter.com

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: