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Evacuating Systems

Extra-terrestrial Guests

By Haggar BenPublished 2 months ago 1 min read
Evacuating Systems
Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash

Aliens were unfamiliar to the concept of plumbing.

Furrows lined their brows as they pointed towards the cistern.

In unison, they chanted in a series of gurgles demanding -

the function of this object for them to learn in return.

A whirlpool began to form followed by a churning flush,

Causing our guests to widen their eyes lit with astonishment.

I continued the demonstration with the toilet brush.

Their swollen heads tilted at an angle in acknowledgement.

One of the members slid a green digit on the white porcelain,

Leaving a trace of fluorescent slime behind.

The washroom gave off a pungent odor of formalin,

As the group examined the odd invention of humankind.


About the Creator

Haggar Ben

I love to dream and let my mind drift off into new worlds and characters.

With the use of this platform, I plan to practice the gift and artform of storytelling.

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