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    One look and his heart caught.

    So innocent, standing there swaying softly to the music of her mind. His eyes wandered past and came back to rest, watching, mesmerized. She caught his gaze and smiled, not a single skip in the rhythm of her movement. Her gaze drifted back out the window, and she looked full...
    Ardenes Ardenes
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 24, 2015

    An elderly carpenter was ready to retire.

    He told his employer, a building contractor, of his plans to leave the house building business and live a more leisurely life with his wife enjoying his extended family. He would miss the paycheck, but he needed to retire. They could get by. His employer was sorry to see his...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Sep 20, 2015

    A young couple moves into a new neighborhood.

    The next morning, while they are eating breakfast, the young woman sees her neighbor hang the wash outside. That laundry is not very clean, she said, she doesn't know how to wash correctly. Perhaps she needs better laundry soap. Her husband looked on, but remained silent. Every...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Sep 15, 2015

    Once upon a time ….

    A very poor man lived with his wife. One day, his wife, who had very long hair asked him to buy her a comb for her hair to grow well and to be well-groomed. The man felt very sorry and said no. He explained that he did not even have enough money to fix the strap of his watch...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09
    51-55, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2015

    The farmer got so old

    that he couldn't work the fields anymore. So he would spend the day just sitting on the porch. His son, still working the farm, would look up from time to time and see his father sitting there. "He's of no use any more," the son thought to himself, "he doesn't do anything!" One...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09
    51-55, F
    1 Response Dec 18, 2015

    A mouse looked through the crack in the wall to

    see the farmer and his wife open a package. “What food might this contain?” The mouse wondered.He was devastated to discover it was a mousetrap. Retreating to the farmyard, the mouse proclaimed this warning, “There is a mousetrap in the house! There is a mousetrap in the...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Oct 3, 2015

    Last week I took my children to a restaurant.

    My six-year-old son asked if he could say grace. As we bowed our heads he said, "God is good. God is great. Thank you for the food, and I would even thank you more if Mom gets us ice cream for dessert. And Liberty and justice for all! Amen!" Along with the laughter from the...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Sep 18, 2015

    The ROSE Within A certain man planted a rose

    and watered it faithfully and before it blossomed, he examined it. He saw the bud that would soon blossom, but noticed thorns upon the stem and he thought, "How can any beautiful flower come from a plant burdened with so many sharp thorns? Saddened by this thought, he...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09
    51-55, F
    Dec 10, 2015
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