Monthly Archives: May 2012

PETER AND THE ENCHANTED CASTLE

This is a fairytale written as a writing assignment.  Several years later I decided to make it into a modern fairytale.  As I wrote past the 3,000 words of the original, I realized I was writing something very different.  Yes, … Continue reading

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SAMMY COLORS A PICTURE             All the children came back to the classroom.  They had had a lot of fun at recess.  Sammy had looked for the red bird who had been tap tapping on the schoolroom window, but it … Continue reading

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THE SPIRIT OF A CHILD

The spirit of a child is a fragile thing. It thrives on freedom, but requires boundaries. Yearns after adventure, but needs the nearness of a parent.   The spirit of a child is a fragile thing. And sometimes I wonder … Continue reading

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SAMMY AND THE TAPPING BIRD Sammy sat in the classroom.  His seat was wobbly and his papers a mess. It had taken a whole year to get them in such a state.  He was a wobbly kind of kid.  It … Continue reading

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