“Molly hurt me,” came the reply, accompanied by 2 precious tear drops that wrenched my soul.
“Molly?” I croaked, unable to believe my ears.
“Yea, Molly” he replied, matter-of-factly, “Molly didn’t come to the play pen today and so she hurt me,” my youngster replied, trying to explain his feelings.
It was time, the moon was high, the night was still. The three of us snuck downstairs, our motive being to make as little noise as possible. We hit the landing of the staircase without any major mishaps. Excitement was building up. …
I roll my eyes heavenward. “I wish I could wring the neck of that pesky parrot, even if it’s the last thing I do,” I think angrily, “Stupid bird!”
All the blessed bird did was repeat what mama said. And mama didn’t say much more than, “Shut those damn drapes.”
The eternal love story
“G’mama, tell me why you collect these papertwaights,” the 3 year-old asked, tugging at her grandmothers skirt.
“Paperweights, darling, not twaights,” grandma said laughing at the sweet mispronunciation.
“Yea, twaights,” repeated the little one, impatiently. “I wanna know and I want one,” she whined.
Today I decided ,
I will be an author
I put on my glasses, looked for some paper
“A comic book I’ll write,” I shouted
as inspiration struck me
“I know I’ll be an instant success
Yes, that’s what I aim to be!”
So armed with my trusted pen I…
He sang absently as he got into his old yellow raincoat.
His wife peeped into the room, “Don’t tell me you’re off to work in that silly raincoat again,” her exasperation evident in every syllable.
“So what if I am?” he replied, cockily raising his eyebrows.
“Well, I’m sick and…
Little Sue, stared up in wonder as she watched mother ‘dress up’. She looked on eagerly as mother slipped on a gleaming pair of pearl earrings and a matching necklace.
Having arranged the necklace, mother looked questioningly at Sue, who immediately gave her a thumbs up, nodding her head vigorously…
It’s my one-year-four-month old daughter who’s fond of eggs. Such a craze for eggs she has, that one would wonder if she was born in a hen-stack.
Eggs appear in her sleep and she dreams of nothing else, I think, but eggs. …