Hawk overhead. Red-tail. Rufus feathers shine in the light.
He soars on the thermals.
Beady, sharp, soulless eyes
hunt for prey.
Below fat, obscenely white-skinned
maggot with wings. Bumbling flight.
A tasty morsel.
Hawk readies to dive.
Glides ever lower.
Then snatch! Talons seize chubby baby legs.
“No! No! No!” Cupid squeaks.
“Don’t eat me!”
Hawk perches on a high tree branch;
grasping ready to rip into juicy fat flesh of the pinned, wriggling Cupid.
“Why should I not eat you, winged worm?”
“I bring love into the world” says Cupid.
“Love? What is love?” Hawk’s talons grasp tighter.
“Did I say love?” Cupid’s wings trembles.
“Yes, you said love.”
“No you said love. I just said what you called it. I didn’t say love,” Cupid babbled.
“You are so stupid that I need to eat you now.”
“I am cute.”
“You are ugly. And also a good meal.” Hawk pecks at a fat arm with his beak.
“Ouch! I am diseased. I am infected with braindeadopia. If you eat me, your brain will rot.”
“I will take that chance,” as the hawk tears off a chunk of flesh.
“You are both stupid.” An Orange-Crowned Bobbleyboob snatches Cupid away and flies off.
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