Come Visit Us Sometime
©Lelanthran Krishna Manickum, Nov 2011
"Come visit us sometime," Fred happily told his wife’s
cousin and her husband, "We'd be glad to have you over a
"Oh, thats wonderful!", the mother of the brood gushed, "As
long as there is space, of course, we don't want to impose."
"Oh, you won't be imposing. We've got a large place," Fred
continued, "Beautiful house, hardly any rats, only leaks when
"Eh? You have rats?", the woman looked a little doubtful
"Well, not so many anymore after the snakes moved in."
"Yes, they eat rats you know, 'though there's not a lot of
snakes left, due to the venomous tarantulas."