Monday, May 17, 2010

Dancing Bear Short Short Story

Once upon a time, in a fantastic and magical land, a brown bear learned to dance. His reward was a collar and a leash. And the instant the collar was slipped over his head, all the whimsy and wonder in the land evaporated and was never seen or heard from again.

Image: A dancing bear performing in the United States, c. 1900, from the Hugh Mangum Archives.

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