Bored with watching the circus perform, a white rabbit named Olive went up to the concession stand and asked for a diva muffin.
“We have none of those,” the lady behind the counter said. She a name tag; her name was Alice. “And why are you not watching the circus? I believe the clowns are coming on soon.”
“I was expecting rabbits,” said Olive.
“The circus used to have them, but they got stepped on by the elephants.”
Olive gasped. “That’s terrible!”
“It was,” said Alice. “I was rather fond of them. Would you like some cotton candy?”
“If you don’t have any diva muffins, I suppose that will do.”
Alice turned to spin some cotton candy. Over her shoulder, she asked, “I’m having a costume party in my trailer later. Would you like to come?”
“That would be nice,” said Olive as she took the large floof of candy from Alice. “How much do I owe you?”
Alice smiled. “For a white rabbit like you? It’s on the house.”
“Come back here in an hour and we’ll walk to my trailer together.”
“I’ll see you later,” said Olive.
She turned to go just as a man with a pitchfork stepped up to the concession.
“Hey, Alice,” he said. “Are you still doing the rabbit stew tonight for the party?”
“Shhhh!!” said Alice.
Olive dropped her cotton candy and ran home so fast, her little rabbit body flew like a streak across the sky.
(The prompts were Janet’s: Olive, circus, streak across the sky; and Jim’s: If you are looking for a name, you could go with any one of Frank Zappa’s children, Moon Unit, Dweezil, Ahmet or Diva Muffin. A setting that might work well, would be Wonderland where Alice went. I think that a costume party would make an interesting situation.)
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