less of it

by Dennis Scharnberg

…bounding down the lane in jaunty fashion, and in this order, came the following odd lot: two smiling piglets who appeared to be twins, a wobbly rooster who looked as though he wished to smile but lacked the apparatus, a spaniel named Robert, and an oversized hedgehog who hummed his way along…

Forrest Gringarten,  A Red Wheelbarrow.