Ah, the city – filled with foodstuffs of every kind imaginable!  There were exotic fruits and vegetables, sumptuous sweetmeats…why, the smells alone were enough to drive him to distraction!

He’d entirely forgotten himself, totally absorbed by all of the new sights and sounds of modern urbana and the shop fronts filled with all manner of amazing things…there was simply no way that Ivan could partake of these kind of culinary delights in the green sward of home.

The trouble was, humans weren’t used to seeing a live gnome.

Hiding in a bric-a-brac store, he laid himself at the mercy of Gerimina, who’d taken pity on him and found him a little duck costume.  He couldn’t see, since his head stopped just below the neck, so needed to be led.

Little did he know, but the federal agent walking behind them was suspicious to see the duck head wobbling about…


About TheImaginator

35 year old sciolist living in Tokyo. I like swing dancing, Twitter word games, writing, using, reading, and watching movies. I write stuff on my blog occasionally.
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10 Responses to Gastro-gnome

  1. Federal agents are actually always on their hunt for gnomes. It is well known in the conspiracy of gnomes… I will look more carefully at anything anserine in the future.

  2. What a strange picture. It kind of does look the duck’s head is not quite attached; at least there’s a line there.

  3. Ah! Perhaps the gnome in the duck suit is the true ‘time traveler’!

    Smiled at this wonderfully imaginative take on the prompt!

  4. cute story… a gnome ducking out like that!

  5. Gnomes, exploration, federal agents and a duck costume — count me in! Love this entry!

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