Treasure Island

Marshall Gass


The Answerphone


There is no one to take your call at this time
Please leave a message
and I'll get back to you.

Oh yeah?

Your call is important to us
Please leave a blah blah blah

Oh yeah? you are not important
to me though.

The number you have called
is currently unavailable.
Please try later.

Can you give me back
my 20 cents please
you twit!

Ho Ho Ho and a Merry Christmas
to all our listeners!
Mine.

I never got a postcard again.

0000
debt collectors
are usually born in foxholes
from grubby mothers
and wayward fathers
Thats why they have four zeros.
They want to know you
but don't try hard enough
with those four zilches!

Please leave a message
in my comment box.
I'll call in later.

Author Notes
Have you been here before.?
© Marshall Gass. All rights reserved.

Submitted: Sunday, April 06, 2014
Edited: Monday, April 07, 2014

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