Concrete Rabbit


Once there was a concrete rabbit whom nobody wanted to hug, so it grew hard and without sentiment.

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Concrete Rabbit, told to steer clear of deeper water, insisted on hopping where it didn’t oughter, relying rather on the kindness of otters.

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Concrete Rabbit would occasionally sport a muffler, though it could not feel cold, and was not entirely sure it understood the concept.

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Concrete Rabbit sometimes awoke at the bottom of boating ponds, so would entertain kids by seizing passing ducks, and drawing them beneath.

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Concrete Rabbit would pretend it was a piece of garden sculpture then, when an elderly family member was alone, momentarily change position.

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Concrete Rabbit ate grass assiduously, although it could neither digest nor excrete it, and so built up a kind of fermenting inner world.

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Post-experts calculate, if Concrete Rabbit keeps eating grass at this rate, it will explode like a leporine Vesuvius within 10,000 years.

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