The Smell: A Seussical Tale

Avatar Author: StudMuffin (LoA) I'm 20. I live in Hastings, UK. Uhhh I'm going to school for illustration, but sometimes I just, like, love writing. Back when I was 15, I was a member of this site in it's earliest days and I stopped using it after ... Read Bio

It was a calm, quiet night
in the town of Wicker Bell,
when in the air,
there wafted a smell.

Not like a flower, no,
not your average kind,
Much rather,
a smell quite a bit harder to find.

The witch of Wicker was working away
on a new potion, one which could save the day.

You see, the Snorap was coming, was lumbering through
the woods, much like a Wabble Kaloo
who’s blue mood was ruined when he sang out of tune
for the Kaloo is known for it’s depressing mood.

Well, as the smell wafted,
much like a fart.
You know, hard to get used to,
yet an everyday art.

The Snorap was frightened,
and returned home.
It’s shiny bald head,
shimmering like chrome.

And Wicker’s Witch was given a prize,
for the smelly concoction she had devised.
For though it burned your nostrils,
and watered your eyes,
This smell was more magical than a Bobble Kahlise.

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  1. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    ha! Girl fart smells are just as bad as boys’, don’t let them fool you. ;)

  2. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Really, really read like a Seuss book for the first few bits. The stanza where it returned home felt off-meter, but that may have just been my reading. Very cute and definitely in the intended style.

  3. Avatar quipsofthequill

    Very cute, like THX said. Thanks for entering.

  4. Avatar SieRawr12

    Dr.Suess couldn’t do better. haha loved it. The return home stanza did feel off but Suess himself was off sometimes.

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