Tag Archives: Allegory

Mrs. Zark

Back then there were so few people that the entire world population only needed one name. Everyone knew everyone else. Mrs. Zark? Oh, that was Noah’s wife. Let me back up. When I was very young ( 6 maybe ) … Continue reading

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How to Catch an Elephant

First, dig a big hole in the ground large enough and deep enough to contain a full-grown elephant once it’s captured. Second, fill the very bottom of the hole with about a six-inch layer of ashes. Third, get some peanuts … Continue reading

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The Allegorical Pirate

Once upon a time, and in the days of sail, on a tropical island somewhere in the Caribbean, a seaman waxed old and, growing very sick, holed up in an upper room at the back of a shabby seaside inn. … Continue reading

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