A Room Filled With Balloons
“All slang is metaphor and all metaphor is poetry.
– Gilbert K. Chesterton, English writer and literary figure
“Do you have the balloons?”
“Got ’em right here,” said Susan. “Five packages ought to be enough.”
“It’s a good thing Dave is away today.”
“No kidding,” replied Susan. “It’s gonna take us all day to blow them up.”
Susan and the front office girls had a surprise planned for Dave the sales manager’s birthday: to fill his office from wall to wall, floor to ceiling with balloons. Over the course of the day, the girls huffed and puffed and filled about 150 balloons give or take a few that popped during t...
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