George Potter sighed at the cruel fate that compelled him to go through life burdened with a nocturnal affliction. Rays from the street-light, filtering through a gap in the curtain, caught the lampshade and tried to make it represent something new. But it refused to resemble anything except a black bear, then disappeared altogether as night tipped over into dawn.
"The Palindrome Syndrome,"
Word Ways: Vol. 14
, Article 2.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol14/iss3/2