Last Laugh__Itty Bitty Bastards № 2

An old man sat on a park bench, smiling.

“How doodeedoo!” he cackled as I approached.

“What’s got you so happy, old man?” I asked.

“I’m dyin’ boy. Gotta get it out of my system,” he sighed, then forced a throaty hoot.

“Why’s that?”

“Cuz I have a notion they frown upon happiness where I’m headin’…”

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Art: Justin Weingartner

Words: Peter Hammarberg

©10/2021

   

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