Posted October 31, 2007
Buddha Girl: Eh, sisters, look what I gots for our trickin’n’treatin’ – BIG bags so we get LOTSA loot!
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, dey’s big alright.
Buddha Girl: What you mean you dunno? It BRILL’ANT plan! We get enough candy to last ‘til T’anksgivin’, maybe beyon’!
Angry Sparrow: Dat soun’ like good plan to me.
Buddha Girl: Don’ be SILLY – you can do it! Now go put on you costum’, an’ we get dressed too – be ready in hour, okay?
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, you bein’ silly – get dressed.
Zephyrus: What’s wrong, little one? Maybe I can help?
Zephyrus: My name is Zephyrus, and I’m a centaur mostly – half boy, half horse.
Zephyrus: Very funny – and very true, little girl *chuckle* Hop up on my back, and we’ll take a little ride while we figure out how to fix your problem.
Zephyrus: Not to be scared – I’ll hold on to you, like this, ‘til you get used to it. See, you have a fine seat already! By the way, what is your name – it’s only fair I know what to call my passenger.
Zephyrus: Well, Miss Plum, I think we can help you out, so you won’t have to be SO tragic *smile*.
**a little later**
Buddha Girl: Eh, good, sister, you gots ready for trickin’n’treatin’. What’s wit’ HIM – dat pretty fancy costume!
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, where he get dat?
Zephyrus: My name is Zephyrus, ladies, and I am a centaur -- part boy, part horse, at your service.
Buddha Girl: So you part a horse, eh? I hear horse big delicacy where dat big Frenchy guy wat live here come from. Maybe we ask him for recipe!
Angry Sparrow: He look like he gots lotsa good eatin’ dere.
just a minute, little ladies – we’re NOT in
Buddha Girl: Well, we gonna need sump’in more dan jus’ candy, so we get stren’th back after we lug all dese bags when dey full’a candy. Or maybe he can be useful first, carry candy for us, maybe we give him little share for doin’ dat.
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, be useful.
Zephyrus: **humming to self, listening all the while**
Zephyrus: Ladies, I believe we can come to an equitable decision on this matter. Not to worry, leave things up to me.
Buddha Girl: Well, okay den, since you ask so nice. We not eat you – jus’ yet.
Angry Sparrow: Yeh, we wait ‘til you little fatter.
Zephyrus: *laughs* Fair enough!
**yet again later**
Zephyrus: Step lively, ladies – I don’t want you to get left behind *sings a jaunty song without words*.
Buddha Girl: “Get lef’ behin’” he say – dat’s all I been DOIN’ – lookin’ at a BEHIN’ Guess it could be worse – he could be EL’PHANT!
Angry Sparrow: Why you complain – I gots TWO bags to carry. *trudge*
Buddha Girl and Angry Sparrow got a what-fer for dissing their dear sister!
Halloween is also a good time to revisit literary classics of the horror genre…