28 Sep

Snaring the Balrog

“The trick to snaring a Balrog,” Mom said, sliding the maggoty squirrel off the spatula onto the ground inside the wire loop, “is knowing they’re gourmet scavengers.” She scattered leaves haphazardly over the wire loop and cocked spring. “The deader their food, the better. Like a fine cheese.”

One thought on “Snaring the Balrog

  1. Boy, I could use some of those around here to keep down the squirrel population, live under the eaves, and maybe discourage the ecologically friendly but otherwise infelecitous bats from trying to break into out attic.

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