Wistful Black Dog repeated in a louder, more insistent tone to the Memory Elephant “That is the creek where Sprite used to go for picnics. She probably knew those fish and birds”
“Little Bully Black Dog grabbed the paper and ran away with it but I made him drop it and kept on reading. The paper was all wet – I don’t know whether it was his slobber or my tears,” said Sprite.
And Thinks-He’s-an-Alien Black Dog said “They wouldn’t DO that on MY planet!”
Then Leaping Attack Black Dog snatched the paper and started shaking it and snarling and ripped it up and all the pieces blew around and messed up the garden. I’m sorry it’s such a mess” she sobbed.