Saving The Whales
Harry was whale watching. Suddenly, a whale came to the surface and cried out, "Save us, Harry."
"We’re starving for caramel flavored popcorn."
Harry told UN environmentalists about his intention to save the world’s whales. Applauding his compassion, they agreed.
Harry bought 1-million tons of caramel flavored popcorn. He charted 100 gigantic ships to dump it into the world’s oceans.
The whales were so delighted, they named Harry their first President. Time Magazine declared him Man of the Year.
Then, whales got morbidly obese, high blood pressure, diabetes, strokes. Soon, all died.
Harry joined the list of assassinated presidents.
submitted at 4:00am
17 May 2009
Michael's stories have been published by 107 magazines and 30 anthologies.