Category Archive: Lionel

Chick Culling (haiku)

Mayhaps the Lord’s way. Like takin’ firs’ sons all ‘gain. Somehow I ain’ts sure… —Lionel the Rooster Advertisements

INT. ZOO — CAFETERIA — NIGHT

A whole SLEW OF ANIMALS convene around a table. FRANK the seagull perches on a chair. FRANK Alright. Let’s go around the table. Buster, let’s start with you. BUSTER Okay, yeah. That goat… Continue reading

INT. ZOO — FARM EXHIBITS — CHICKEN COOP — NIGHT

HOKKA the toad and LIONEL the rooster talk over a bowl of insects. Voices are low so as not to wake the congregation. LIONEL Tells me more ‘bout this here “ever-deep” o’ yours.… Continue reading

EXT. ZOO — FARM EXHIBITS — CHICKEN COOP — NIGHT

LOU the crow paces nervously. LIONEL the rooster calmly watches. LIONEL Listen heres, son. You ain’t one to be holdin’ hisself for the workin’s of his neighbor. ‘Tain’t how the world goes—‘n’ neither’d… Continue reading

LIONEL (O.S.)

LIONEL (O.S.) Summa folks prays on gettin’ all they’s things laid, end o’ the day. Summa folks goes on like they’s nothin’ but blessed. But Lord knows falsin’ be sin—lyin’…be sin. So why’s… Continue reading

What is the devil?

  What is the devil, y’say? What AIN’T the devil, should be sayin’. Why, the devil’s all things good ‘n’ light ‘n’ warm…’n’ cold ‘n’ bitter ‘n’ hard…’n’ sweet ‘n’ soft ‘n’ sublime…’n’… Continue reading