Tag Archives: Flower Anne

Tunnels in the Hay

We lived, really, like right on the edge of the country. It was only two miles in to Jessi’s house in town, and only blocks from there to school. You would never have known it to look out our door. Jessup’s Seed Farm, a … Continue reading

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Booker’s Rabies Test

“Mr. Schilde?” Daddy nodded and extended his hand. The uniformed man, looming large in our doorway, reached out to shake it. “I’m Walt Richards with Animal Control, Mr. Schilde,” the man said. I stared up at the ID badge blinking. He … Continue reading

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Booker

Daddy never allowed pets. That’s probably why I fell so much in love with Jessi’s pet rat. Booker was the closest thing I ever had to a pet of my own. I made him up… well, mostly, sort of. I made up all the … Continue reading

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Horizons

“Sixteen days it were since we put out o’ port. Sailin out fer the ‘alibut we was. We only come with provisions fer a fortnight an’ the lot of us were starvin’, livin’ two days on ‘ardtack an’ mead as … Continue reading

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Flower Awards

Hi everybody, my name’s Flower Anne. I got really excited when I saw the pretty flower Annie got and I wanted to help her. She says she’s too busy and doesn’t have time for awards, so she said I could … Continue reading

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Which Witch?

“Look, Mama! The trees are made of candy!” Annie stumbled along in tow, unable to match the pace of her mother’s long strides. “Quit dragging your feet, Annie. Can’t you see it’s getting late? The park closes at sunset.” “But … Continue reading

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Frightful Happenings

Annie sat perfectly still, legs poking out from under the curtain in deliberately twisted fashion. Sooner or later they will come and find me. They will come, and they will think I’m dead, and then they will be sorry. Only … Continue reading

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A Kid in a Candy Story

Seven years old is the best age. You’re so full of importance. Kindergarten babies are a thing of the past. Your head is full of the pomp of reading, writing, and ‘rithmetic. Everyone is so proud of your little accomplishments, … Continue reading

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Just One Minute

“Your story is missing an attention grabber,” Mr. Larson criticized. “You want to start with something that makes the reader want more. It’s like baiting a fish.” He curled his finger and used it to pull his cheek away from … Continue reading

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Annie’s Kiss

Mesdames et Messieurs, je m’appelle Webster. I am many things, but foremost, I am charisma. I happen also to be a rat. More precisely, I am a capped rat of royale pedigree. Well, there are some kind of les papiers anyway. … Continue reading

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