Image depicting Blue Fish swimming by a pier, dragging around some rubber rings for the flash fiction, short story, Rubber
Rubber

“Why is Blue lugging around a net filled with humans rubber rings and water toys?” asked Sprite.

“Poor fella ain’t well,” replied Spectre.

“Oh dear,” replied Sprite. “What’s up with him?”

“He got diagnosed with kleptomania last week,” sighed Spectre.

“Darn,” said Sprite. “Has he taken anything for it?”

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As Susan would say, Dad joke! Original photo credit Jeremy Bishop, available on Unsplash. Doodle and tale by Peter Edwards.

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