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Always Read The Label

“Check it out!” she exclaimed at last as the bedroom door was carefully closed tight and she was joined on the bed by her best friend. The package between them, and they huddled close together. The excitement in the room … Continue reading

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Calling Mr. Sandman

She tossed and turned. Side. Back. Other side. Front. She mashed her pillow with her fist. Gripped her stuffed toy companion for comfort in the hope that it would help to settle her. Covers off. Covers on. Half off. Covers … Continue reading

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Today is a Gift

It was bright and sunny outside. Scorching hot. A pleasant change from the overcast sky and lengthy showers of rain the area had been experiencing lately. Emily was trying hard to study for her upcoming exams, but it was not … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

“MUMMY!” he screamed, louder and more frantically as his fear and hysteria rose. “MUMMY!” He ran, tears streaming down his face, nose running profusely and crying out all the time. He turned and circled, running this way and that, but … Continue reading

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125 Words – Shooting Star

Daniel was walking home with his mum. He was tired. It was past his bedtime and although he tried hard to deny it and be a “big boy”, he was fighting a loosing battle. Just then, his mum gasped and … Continue reading

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Pug

  There once was a neon beige pug, With a black splodge all over one lug. His “mum” liked to bake, So he got lots of cake, And then jumped into bed, nice and snug.  

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Bathroom Break

He rolled over in bed, wrapped snugly in his duvet, and looked over towards the bedroom door. Oh no. His parents must be in bed already, for the light in the hallway was off – none of the light which … Continue reading

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