It's real, it's--
Not Jello. Jello is green. This is--
Jello can be red. Cherry Jello. With pineapple.
There's no pineapple in this. Not even--
Could be any fruit.
No fruit. Nothing but--
OK, no fruit. What about pectin, any pectin?
Stop already with the fruit. This is real, it's like--
Sour grapes. Just like sour grapes. Red grapes.
Sour, but not grapes.
Copyright ©1998 Vida Evelyn. All Rights Reserved.
Please contact the editor for free text versions of this very short story formatted for e-mail, usenet news, or ftp.