Category Archive: Leonard

Zoos? (haiku)

I—I—couldn’t say. I just—just know—knows they bad. Just—just—look around… —Leonard the Flamingo

EXT. ZOO — FARM EXHIBITS — PASTURE — DAY

LEONARD the flamingo and AGNIS the cow are pressed in by cows all around. Leonard sits shriveled on the ground, a jumpy wreck. LEONARD Lou. He said—he did—he said—he told to me—he told… Continue reading

EXT. ZOO — ARCTIC EXHIBIT — CRACK OF DAWN

LEONARD the flamingo slinks to the edge of the exhibit, peaks over, both eyes over his shoulders. SHERMAN the walrus waves exuberantly from the far end. SHERMAN Well come on diggity down, dog-… Continue reading

EXT. ZOO — FLAMINGO EXHIBIT — DAY

LEONARD the flamingo loiters in a corner by the fence. BUSTER the dog watches from the other side. BUSTER Just step, y’see, step. Like…over it. Ain’t bite’cha. (a beat) Aint’ a threat, y’know—jus’… Continue reading

EXT. ZOO — FLAMINGO EXHIBIT — DAY

[MATURE] BETH the ostrich and LEONARD the flamingo stand alone, looking at the water. BETH Look, I ain’t gettin’ paid two shits for this, you know that? You pay the fuck attention, or… Continue reading

EXT. — ZOO — FLAMINGO EXHIBIT — MORNING

LEONARD, a flamingo, hunts for food. FRANK the seagull sits on his back. LEONARD You know—you know—you know—I tell ya—I really appreciate this, man, Frank. Really appreciate this. Like… really. I appreciate it. FRANK (gesturing at… Continue reading