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The Flower Garden
The butterfly was just out of reach, its wings shimmering in the early morning light. With clumsy attempts Lily reached for it, trying to capture the elusive insect inside her small hands. Just as she had finally almost reached it I caught her hand, shaking my head.
You must be gentle, I told her softly, For this creature is not harmful in any way, and though you simply want to look at it, catching it too hard could result in its death.
Lily listened, though her soft brown eyes were still fixed on the butterfly above us. I dont wanna hurt it, I just want it to sit still. She said, h
Little Bo Peep It began as another day at the library. We were there, my sister and I, by ourselves for the first time. Our mother had been called in to work unexpectedly, and after much pleading, she had agreed to let us go ahead with our planned trip to the public library.
We were walking around, acting on our best behavior in case mother had a way to spy on us while at work. You never knew who you might run into, and we didnt want to take any chances that day. Just as I was reaching for a book to check out a very loud wail pierced the silence that normally encloses libraries.
It was a siren, long, deafening, and terrifying. The same drawn ou
No Tears I cried out as I felt my bike slowly tipping. It seemed that I hadnt been ready to remove the training wheels after all. Before I knew it I was on the ground, a pain erupting in my knee.
No tears darling, My daddy murmured, cradling me in his arms as he skillfully bandaged my wound.
The rain was coming hard and fast, lightning the only light to our house and thunder the only noise. I whimpered, my eyes moist as I clutched my daddys hand tightly to keep from jumping whenever thunder erupted.
No tears, He whispered warmly, Big girls dont cry. He hugged me close, his heartbeat drowni
A Reason to LiveIf only she had the guts to actually do it, to just leap among the cold waves and sink in death among the fish. She breathed in the smell and taste of saltwater, and water sprays hit her face, neck, and chest. She shivered slightly in the breeze from the waves, but she wasn’t really bothered by the chill. What weighed on her mind was something much deeper than the weather.
A pang of apprehension penetrated her heart as she envisioned her body being plunged into the water and weighted down by the strong waves. She thought about what it would be like to gulp in mouthful after mouthful of water, choking and never feeling any relief, b
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