I read somewhere that an as-yet-undisclosed brand of artificial sweetener is manufactured by Oompa-Loompas, captured and enslaved by the U.S. Government in the heart of an as-yet-undisclosed location (but I’ll bet my Monopoly salary it’s Area 51). They say everyone is paid in packets, with a few cacao beans here and there as incentive for overtime. Even the little ones labor 18 hour days. They say the Oompa-Loompas are overworked, sleep-deprived, and so strung out from snorting their crystalline rations they can’t even wiggle free from their infant-sized shackles.
And all to compete with the coconut sugar industry. Those poor little Loompa babies. For shame. Won’t someone please think of the children?
intelligent design –
does my wallet look fat
in these jeans
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Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:
#Haiku Happenings #3: The Other Bunny presents a #haibun by Elizabeth Alford!
I keep re reading this haibun, very poignant, and well written.
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