make believe

Tallest Man in the World

I’m the tallest man in the world, he said, so I’ll have to miss dinner & I said too bad about missing the ice cream then & suddenly he found he fit quite well at the table if he let his legs stretch down the hall.

Labor Force

Do you make all this stuff up on your own? she said & I said I had a lot of people working for me day & night & most of them didn’t know it & I’m sure she was impressed until she figured out what I meant later on.

Good Reasons

I tell stories for very good reasons, she said, but I’m not going to tell you what they are or you’d start reading too much into them