Volume 2, Number 43
BERSERKUS AT THE CIRCUS
By Edwy ap Edwin
The trip to the circus Saturday changed
Jen's life. Who wouldn't
be changed after knowing Mr. Kiss Me Frog?
Here's how it happened.
Throughout the circus performances, children circled the tent
selling food and toys to anyone willing to part with their money.
Perched near the top of the highest bleachers, Jen spotted a huge green
frog going by below.
"I want that frog!", she screamed.
Of course, the child didn't pass up an opportunity to sell
something. So Jen spent $10 on a huge green frog. But soon
afterwards, she saw a pale purple frog far across the circus floor.
"Oh, I want that purple frog!" And she spent the rest of the time
at the circus hunting for someone - anyone - to trade that frog with.
Somewhere along the line, her frog donned a pair of outsize green
sunglasses that Jen had bought.
During the intermission, she went to the closer toy-draped stand.
"Sorry, we're all out of purple frogs."
Then the other stand, far ecross the room. "Well, we don't have
any purple frogs, but you can have this red one .... Oh. it's got a
leak in it. Well, we have another red one..." But that one looked
like it might be leaking too.
Before returning to her seat, Jen treated everyone who'd
accompanied her on this perilous journey to funnel cakes.
Finally, near the end of the circus, Jen found a spectator who was
willing to trade a purple frog for her green one. At lest, she could
The comics are made possible by a grant from Jon McGee.
corporate sponsor wishes you to know he did not dedicate these comics.
SELECTED BY JON
DEDICATED TO "ALL THE CLOSET REALISTS WHO HIDE AMONG US."
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