The Rescue of a Deer

A crow, a turtle and a rat were busy in their daily discussion near the river bank. Suddenly, they saw a frightened deer running towards the river. Immediately, the crow flew to the top of the tree. The rat scurried into the nearby hole. The turtle submerged himself in the river. From the tree top, …

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The Magnolia Tree

Under the big magnolia tree My dad was playing catch with me One pitch too high and the ball disappeared! Lost in the leaves or so I did fear. He tossed his glove into the air but It got caught on a branch and it stayed right there. My sister saw and threw her doll …

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Time to Grow

Dark Interior. Light Above. Girl Bulb : I think it’s finally warming up above. Almost time to push out. Boy Bulb : What’s the rush? I like it here. It’s warm enough. There’s still plenty to eat. Girl: You really have no choice. Boy: Why? Is this my fate? Girl: It is– for both of …

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When a Bed Became a Boat

Rain thundered against Lucy’s window. It must be something like in one of those old, horror films out there, she thought. The scene played out in her mind, the black sky, the haunted house on the cliff edge, the leafless trees that looked like weeping old ladies, and the lightning bolt that dramatically forked to …

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Magical Moonlight

The moon shone big and bright.  Brighter than I had ever seen it before. It lit up the city making it look like late afternoon instead of eleven o’clock on an ordinary night. Since it was too hot to sleep, I sat on the balcony looking up at the moon with delight and amazement when suddenly I …

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The Story of Thumbelina

Once upon a time, a simple and kind hearted woman lived carrying one desire in her mind. She had only one simple dream. Her dream was to have a baby girl. Days and months pass by, but her dream did not come true. Her desire to have a little girl grows stronger and stronger. One …

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