FROM THE HANDBOOK FOR ADOLESCENT ‘POSSUMS
CANESE JARBOE

 
 
You may have noticed that you have exactly 50 teeth, new fur. Maybe you
have given up bruised persimmon for the flavor of rot, muscle. We are
here to tell you that it is perfectly normal to feel angry and confused. Your
mother left before she could explain your forked penis, your frequent
catatonic episodes. Do not be alarmed should you wake, mouth full with
foam: this means the danger has passed.

 
 

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