The Temptation of Pogo


To mark National Short Story Day, here is a recording of The Temptation of Pogo by Guy Ware. A festive story, it’s a playful satire which follows the fortunes of Pogo, an imaginary friend who is manifested in the brain of his current client as a little fat boy in a sailor suit, an image that troubles him greatly. Pogo spends his downtime hanging out with the Saints and Psychos, and when St Nicholas has a run-in with the The Boss at the busy Christmas period, The Boss offers Pogo temptation.

From Ideas Above Our Station. Read by the author.

Download this story as MP3 here.

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