By Spider Robinson (born 1948).
First appearance: The Twilight Zone Magazine, May 1981.
Reprints page (HERE).
Short story (10 pages).
Online at Archive.org (HERE).
(Note: Text is somewhat faded.)
". . . in which Harry the Horse takes a gander at the present—and almost gets caught in a pair of ducks."Yes, you read that right—a pair of ducks . . .
- The usual impeccable data stockpiles have mass quantities of info about Spider Robinson: Wikipedia (HERE), the SFE (HERE), and the ISFDb (HERE).
- Robinson dedicates this one to a writer whose influence is still being felt:
"In respectful memory of Damon Runyon,
"Who knows no other tense than the present,
"And sometimes the future."
See the ONTOS posts (HERE) and (HERE).