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Toto’s Ruby Red Booty

TotoAndShoes_480x300_23Welcome to day two of BLOGSHORTS: a ten day, ten story, 110 word writing extravaganza.

Each participating blogger chooses a pooch a day from a list of dogs, thunk-up by our fearless leader BLOGDRAMEDY, and then writes a short story featuring their dog of choice.

Each story is 110 words in length and can feature as much or as little of our canine friend as we like.

Today’s offering features a famous pooch from Kansas and a blogger famous for…well, I probably shouldn’t say. So without further adieu I give you:


The Scarecrow ripped fistfuls of straw out from between his burlap ears, desperate to rid himself of Dorothy’s lifeless image burned into his brain.

Next to him, the Tin Man wept until his eyes rusted shut. He wished his new heart would do the same.

Only the Lion had courage enough to follow the trail of small, bloody paw prints down the yellow brick road.

Under a spell, Toto ran as fast as his paws would carry him, the Witch’s ruby red booty clamped tightly between his jaws.

Sparklebumps tossed her empty water bottle into a puddle that was once the Witch, slid on her best pair of pantyhose, and waited…





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42 responses

  1. Evil Toto. There’s got to be some marketability in that name…

    August 2, 2013 at 9:31 am

    • I think they’re a Toto cover band that plays down in Boston.

      August 2, 2013 at 7:27 pm

      • How’s that for a sad music career? Covering a band that people don’t even care about the original?

        August 2, 2013 at 10:06 pm

  2. Holey moley… that landed on me like a house.

    August 2, 2013 at 9:48 am

    • A BRICK house…

      Sorry. I’ve been listening to funk all afternoon.

      August 2, 2013 at 7:28 pm

      • I grew up listening to funk… Ohio Players…

        August 2, 2013 at 9:13 pm

        • Say what?

          August 2, 2013 at 9:50 pm

          • It’s a long story I guess.

            August 2, 2013 at 10:42 pm

            • August 2, 2013 at 10:59 pm

              • That’s what I’m talking about.

                August 3, 2013 at 12:39 am

              • Far East Mississippi…

                August 3, 2013 at 12:39 am

                • Aha!

                  August 3, 2013 at 7:38 am

                  • Among other things… Earth Wind and Fire… etc…

                    August 3, 2013 at 11:04 am

                    • And my personal favorite…Mr. Pusherman himself…Curtis Mayfield.

                      August 3, 2013 at 11:58 am

                    • Yes… EWF isn’t really Funk… how about Cool and the Gang…

                      August 3, 2013 at 2:12 pm

                    • I see your C&G and raise you an Average White Band. Although, I’m not sure they are funk either.

                      August 4, 2013 at 8:01 am

                    • The lines get blurry. Where does Stevie Wonder fall?

                      August 4, 2013 at 11:23 am

                    • Bootsie Collins…

                      August 3, 2013 at 2:13 pm

                    • BOOTSIE!

                      August 4, 2013 at 8:00 am

                    • The funny thing is that I was listening to that stuff at the same time I was listening to all the good 70’s heavy metal hard rock.

                      August 4, 2013 at 11:22 am

  3. A ruby red booty…what? Toto’s into spanking? Who knew?

    August 2, 2013 at 10:16 am

    • He WAS into spanking. It seems he had a bad experience with a Dom who didn’t understand his safe word. “Ruff” and “Rough” sound a lot alike.

      [insert ironic trombone sound here]

      August 2, 2013 at 7:31 pm

  4. Amy

    This was delightfully gruesome!

    August 2, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    • “Delightfully gruesome.”

      I like the way you think.

      August 2, 2013 at 7:32 pm

  5. I’m so confused…

    August 2, 2013 at 3:16 pm

    • You killed the Witch so you could have her sexy shoes for your sexy self.

      August 2, 2013 at 7:33 pm

      • Oh! That sounds like something I would do. 🙂

        August 3, 2013 at 3:30 am

        • Of course! You are so very, very, sparkly. 🙂

          August 3, 2013 at 7:39 am

  6. It’s pretty grim in Oz these days.

    August 2, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    • Tell me about it. I heard they built a prison.

      [repeat ironic trombone sound here]

      August 2, 2013 at 7:34 pm

  7. Most excellent.

    August 2, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    • Thanks, indeed. 🙂

      August 2, 2013 at 10:54 pm

  8. Veddy interesting! 🙄

    August 2, 2013 at 10:35 pm

    • Why thank you, kind Sir.

      August 2, 2013 at 10:54 pm

  9. Toto has never been cooler…

    August 3, 2013 at 11:42 am

    • Yes, Sir. Toto is the second coolest thing to come out of Kansas.

      August 3, 2013 at 11:59 am

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  14. Toto to the dark side. He has the fur to fit in.

    August 8, 2013 at 10:17 am

    • And now I am imagining a Star Wars parody re-enacted entirely with dogs. I could totally do that and then put it up on YouTube.


      August 11, 2013 at 4:11 pm