©Evan Nichols, 2009

©Evan Nichols, 2009

Click here to HEAR the author read his work

“Hey… Hey. Look at that one.  Down there.  No, not that one.  To the right.  The Pond.  Yeah, with the water. What does it make you think of?  C’mon, use your imagination.  It looks like a rabbit to me.  Don’t you see it?  The ears are on the side.  Yeah, all right, it’s a three-eared rabbit.  And its whiskers are there—No, There.  Yeah, the whiskers on the right are a lot longer than the whiskers on the left.  And the tail—what do you mean you don’t see it?  It’s right there!  Are you looking where I’m looking?  Yeah, there it is.  A rabbit.  A cute little bunny rabbit.  OK, your turn.  Just look down and use your imagination.  Go ahead, you can do it.  You see what?  A tree? Yeah, I see it, too, but what does it make you think of?  It makes you think of a tree.  That’s very creative.  What does it make me think of?  It makes me think of a rabbit.  No, a different rabbit.  Can’t you see it?  The ears are on the…”

©John Levine, 2009

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s