The secret is out! I’m a garden gnome.
“My Secret Life As A Garden Gnome” by Allen Taylor has been published at Smashed Cat Magazine. This is an absurd tale that will surely have you laughing out loud, and did you know this story is actually the inspiration behind Garden Gnome Publications? It’s absolutely true.
Here are the first few sentences of “My Secret Life As A Garden Gnome”:
It started as an ailment to curiosity.
I was walking home from school one spring day when I saw a statue of a little bearded man standing happily in Mrs. Crenshaw’s garden. I ventured into her yard for a closer look and he stood there in an unmoving, unflinching happy pose. Wondering how it would feel, I slid gracefully into the garden and stood beside him, doing my best to mimic his contentedness with a version of my own.
Read “My Secret Life As A Garden Gnome” right now at Smashed Cat Magazine.