Intelligent Conversation

The ground shook, the trees quaked, and a giant stepped over the playground wall. Andy stared at it. It stared back at Andy.

“Fee, fi, fo, fum,” the giant began.

“I’ve got a head like an empty drum!” Andy finished.

The giant squatted. “Higglety, pigglety, my dark gut…”

“…starts with my lips, and ends at my butt!”

“Shut your stupid mouth!” the giant said. And then devoured the little boy, sneakers and all.