Category Archives: Children’s Stories

‘Joy is the key’

Somewhere in the world, a man that isn’t free; finds solace in his success. whatever it may be. He builds up an empire, in ways he can see. What he doesn’t realize is that joy is the key. Advertisements

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‘Wishing well’

  The village wishing well accepted coins of all sizes and denominations. Any hopes and dreams fulfilled were completely unverifiable and mostly symbolic. Each offering filled up the water level a little more. Ironically, this left a little less space … Continue reading

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‘High pedestal’

 “Ok! Ok! I get it. You are excited but what exactly does your augmented reality thing do, Mr. Parker?”    “Please, call me Walt. As I was saying, it’s only natural for small animals scurrying about to fear much larger … Continue reading

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‘A longer leash’ (is still a leash)

I’ve been accused of being ‘human’ in the most negative sense.  To this I’d state: “Aren’t we all?”  (That would be my defense.) Be responsible for your behavior. Anything less is pretense. No matter what others may say,  being ‘you’ … Continue reading

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‘Reflecting pool’

He gazed with awe and wonder  at a faint reflection in the stream. There below the rippled surface  was another ‘him’, it would seem.  Was the doppelgänger realm a lie  or did it perfectly mirror his own? For all he … Continue reading

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‘Rule of thumb’ (a Dr. Seuss inspired poem)

I just awoke and my skin was numb. It turns out, that I slept on a crumb. Keeping a clean bed is my rule of thumb. Anything less is surely dumb. There’s no point in living like a bum, or … Continue reading

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‘The eternal war’

The wind cried out. It huffed and puffed. There was no reply, to its insistent howl.  Violently it whistled  on through the night. In a thicket of pines;  lips pursed in a scowl. The woods grew angry, and took great … Continue reading

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