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They call it Growing..?

July 4, 2014
By staryskies GOLD, Siteki, Other
staryskies GOLD, Siteki, Other
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The day came when Simmy disappeared.
Annabelle came home and he wasn't there...only she knew his abscence because only she knew his prescence,
imaginary friends aren't seen by everyone you know.

She called.
She searched.
She asked..but
her dear friend was gone,
and time with him.
Running frantically to Lizzie, her little friend next door, Shouting,'' Lizzie,lizzie, i can't find Simmy!! Have you seen him?''

Lizzie opened her mouth in surprise, but closed it with eyes full of knowingness.
Annabelle noticed.and stopped.
Her eyes now filled with the same knowingness mixed with sadness.
'' my mama told me it would happen one day..that Simmy would disappear...she called was the word?..''

''I think they call it ..Growing?'' Lizzie replied.
And they stood there,knowing their waking world was changing.

The author's comments: of the most beautiful yet painful transformations.

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This article has 5 comments.

on Sep. 30 2014 at 6:51 am
staryskies GOLD, Siteki, Other
14 articles 0 photos 27 comments
wow. thank you, i totaly agree, that child-like innocence will always remain within, and I think we all somehow try to find that in ourselves.Thank you

on Sep. 29 2014 at 7:29 am
TheComet PLATINUM, Mostaganem, Other
22 articles 1 photo 439 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret" -Ambrose Bierce
" Be yourself! Everybody else is already taken ;)"
"Don't go where the path leads you. Go instead where there's no path and leave a trail ;)"-R.W.Emerson

So very true. Growing is indeed the most beautiful yet painful transformation. But I truly believe that within everyone of us, no matter how old we get, there's still that innocence and pure soul deep inside lightening up our way, whenever we feel lost. Your article is just so simple yet very deep and meaningful. I love it ^_^ keep it up dear. 5/5 stars :D Thanks a lot for sharing this and reminding us what it feels like to be a child again ^_^

on Jul. 8 2014 at 8:14 am
Popcornjazz SILVER, Gahana, Ohio
5 articles 0 photos 35 comments

Favorite Quote:
Live life while you can

I've never had an imaginary friend must have been really special

on Jul. 8 2014 at 5:27 am
staryskies GOLD, Siteki, Other
14 articles 0 photos 27 comments
thank you so much!it means alot to get feedback and positive feedback at that. i will :)

on Jul. 7 2014 at 12:18 pm
Olivia-Atlet ELITE, Dardenne Prairie, Missouri
325 articles 10 photos 1165 comments

Favorite Quote:
"To these the past hath its phantoms,
More real than solid earth;
And to these death does not mean decay,
But only another birth"
- Isabella Banks

This is really good! I still have my imaginary friend from when I was 6 lol I don't think I'll ever grow up. I really like this a lot, how the little girls figure out what's happening, but they do it together. Keep writing!