Thursday, December 03, 2009

Clapping - a Snap

Sometimes they’ll hear a splash and get excited, but there’ll be no lights shining. See, when a fairy falls into the water, there’s a sparkle after. The crowd will wait some nights until the last fairy’s gone. It’s the only way to prove they once existed. That, and the dark.

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Kathryn said...

All girls believe in fairies, mum said. So I believed. Then there was this girl, Bridgitte. She said she'd read that for every woman who falls, a fairy dies. One day, I tripped in ballet and I cried for a week. I never went back and took up boys instead.

Sarah Salway said...

Hah, this is my favourite of yours so far, I think. Beautifully rounded.