- from The Book of Yelps and Growls
Once upon a time Entropy had a grandmother.
she died she would knit him funny old-fashioned
stockings with a stitch patterned after the Cosmos and
extra wool for comfort and warmth.
While she worked
she sang folk songs. Ancient melodies of the sort
that are pleasing to the ear and blisteringly easy to
When she died, Entropy's grandmother left him
with thirty-three pairs of stockings, which were more
than he needed, but he wore them out with guilt.