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Pulling Strings MAG

By Unknown, Unknown, Unknown

   "Go here, and there."

"Do this, and that."

"Arms up,

now down!"

They jerked her

in every direction

like spoiled children

fighting over a

Puppet,



until the strings broke,

and they watched

as she came to life,

stood alone, and

Danced

to a rhythm

that she had

found all for

Herself.



Like a jumbled wooden

Puppet,

now without strings,

they were

Horrified

when she could

act on her own

and choose for

Herself.





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on Mar. 27 2013 at 6:54 pm
pulledheartstring, San Jose, California
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Favorite Quote:
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. -- Mahatma Gandhi

I'm amazed no one hasn't commented on this yet. I did not expect the ending at all. It was a light, playful tug on my heart strings. Good job. :)


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