Redone- Part OneThe baby platypus began to construct himself a nest.Redone- Part One2 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
He gathered leaves and sticks that he found on the sidewalk. He left the pebbles alone. They wouldn’t be comfy to sleep on.
He knew it was going to get cold soon. The nest would be comfy for when the cold came. With no pebbles.
Very soon, the nest was complete. The platypus patted down a little hole in the nest to lie down in.
His tummy rumbled. He wanted milk. But there wasn’t anyone to give him milk. Not anymore. Not since the two-legged, furless, beakless, tailless animals had come along. Not since the big metaly monster had taken him away from his cave and his rock and his mommy and daddy.
The baby platypus yawned and closed his eyes. It was strange being alone and not cuddled up next to a mommy or a daddy or another baby platypus.
Two-legged animals walked past him on the sidewalk. They all had different kinds of paws. Some of them were black and shiny. Some were white and not shiny. Some had pointies on the backs of