Dos and Don’ts with Turkey
This was written by my friend Liz and me when we were in 7th grade, so about 12 years old? We spent all day at school just passing stories back and forth and giggling insanely. I’m surprised we didn’t get into more trouble, really.
This was an early one so it’s extra random. We hadn’t honed our process yet… haha
The boy was killed. Then Suzy came and buried him. Bob killed Suzy and a horse ate Bob. The horse was the one who originally killed the Boy because he was eaten by a thawed-out turkey.
Does this make sense to you?
The horse killed the boy first, then was eaten by the thawed-out turkey.
Then Albert caned the turkey. Albert told the turkey as he caned him, “Don’t make friends!”
The turkey screamed.
Albert jumped back. Did it just scream? He was terrified! Then… did its wing twitch? What was going on?
Albert felt his heart pumping harder and faster. He started breathing faster.
The turkey’s leg moved. There was no mistaking. This thawed-out turkey was still alive. Albert’s cane slipped out of his sweaty palms. It clattered on the ground. He stared at the turkey. He couldn’t move his eyes off of it to find his cane. He started shaking. Was he crazy? Was this all a dream? He turned to run away, but he felt a cold, clammy wing on his ankle.
Suzy came in the kitchen. Where was Albert? Oh, well. She cooked the turkey for dinner.
She put the oven on 3,500°F and °C and after 3 hours the oven was on fire.
But the turkey was still alive. It burst out of the oven. It was flaming. It ran toward Suzy. She screamed.
Grandma came in. Where was Suzy? Oh, well. She cooked the turkey again. Then her granddaughter ran in and said, “I love turkey! Where did I come from?” Grandma said, “You came from a Sears box with instructions on how to put you together.” Then the turkey was gone. It had run across the street and gotten hit by a car.
Sarah looks like a turkey.
The driver drove a new Mercury Villager. He cleaned the guts off his car and drove away.
Sarah still looks like a turkey.
Liz looks like a buffalo.
Then the turkey was still alive. It gobbled its way to its death at the dining room table.
Liz still looks like a buffalo.
Sarah stopped looking like a turkey.
PS Liz stopped looking like a buffalo.
James is now an unmentionable fat creature with tentacles.