Badger Baby


One of the weirdest dreams I ever had featured myself suddenly surprised to find I’d given birth to a baby only 4 inches long.

Intuitively I made a bowl of tepid water for it to soak in for an hour or so. Like a sponge it grew and, standing in the kitchen, I wrapped it in a white towel.

I was overcome with a spontaneous maternal urge to take the best possible care of this bizarre surprise.

My sister dropped by and I proudly showed her: “Look, I had a baby”.
Most carefully I unfolded the towel to bare the suckling’s face.
Holy crap I was holding a badger! It looked right at me, jumped out of my arms and bolted out the door by way of the cat flap, never to be seen again.

The End

Advertisements
Categories: Dreams

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: