The Whale

Photo by Benjamin Elliott on Unsplash

A whale washed up onto the beach last week
it was all over the news
Natalia wanted to go down and see it
she doesn’t want to do much these days because of the sickness
hasn’t been out of bed in a week
nothing like a dead whale to motivate people
when we got there holy Moses
you have never seen so many flies
you could hear the buzz from fifty yards
it was a big fat stinking mess is what it was
nobody was going to eat that blubber
people were snapping photos
there was a…

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