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A Man Is Fired And Walks Into The Forest

In by Chris on January 14, 2011 at 12:58 am

When Lawrence came into the office to punch his timecard, his boss said, “Wash the grease off yer hands, I can’t keep you round any more.”

Lawrence was walking home confused, staring at the ground as if drunk, when he veered off the shoulder of the road and into the forest. His mechanic’s coveralls felt clumsy compared to the swishing of pine needles underfoot, and it dawned on him that his garb was now useless. Jobless, he was.

Under a lone oak tree, Lawrence found a pile of small bones. Chalky white in the dark loam, they made him shudder.

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