One-Upping

This past Monday, I laid my kitty to rest. Needless to say, heart sickness has since rendered my pen inactive. This being said, today I feel almost human, and the desire to write has returned. Since my brain is functioning about as well as a toasted marshmallow, I decided to turn to newsoftheweird.com for short story ideas. Below is the result.
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The Observer

During a meeting, has your stomach ever made that ever-embarrassing, deep-throated growl of an imminent colon-blow? Of course, mine has, and I'm pretty sure everyone in attendance knew I wasn't hungry, that is, if they were listening. Paying attention, not necessarily to the topic at hand, but to the attendees, is how I survive tedious office assemblies. This inspired the following short short about a kindred, meeting-hating spirit.
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