Albino Snakeskin

"It couldn't be real," marveled Sir Thomas. "The biggest boa doesn't stretch for thirty feet."

"You know it's art when it has you questioning what's real," replied Mr. Gilby.

"Doesn't it bother you? Even a little?"

"There's nothing to be afraid of," stated Madame Vereaux. "Even if it is watching you, to whom do you imagine it might whisper its secrets?"

"Is that another eye," Mr. Gilby queried, "pinned where its heart should be?"

Madame Vereaux smiled. "It wants to swallow you."


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