Flies, September 29, 2020

There’s something about this plant that houseflies love. Maybe it’s like that plant at Huntington Gardens in Los Angeles that only blooms every ten years and smells like a rotting corpse. I don’t know the name of this plant but it is commonly found in people’s gardens in these parts. I don’t know why it’s popular as it isn’t much to look at.

Ragtag Daily Prompt: Tax

“Three cheers for Queen Pirouette!” Shouted Lord Bottomly, the head of the loyal opposition. “Huzzah!”

“Huzzah!” Echoed the other members of parliament. “Huzzah!” Some of the men even tossed their hats into the air, such was their joy. The reason for all this jollity was the announcement that the land tax, long held to be onerous by everybody high and low, was to be abolished.

“Huzzah!”