Monday, September 18, 2017

There Once was a Playground....

There once was a playground…
By David Seow

Once, in a time so very long ago, a kind and gentle old man built a playground, unlike anything anyone had ever seen. Slides of snowy mountains flowed into rivers of blueberry oceans and fields of strawberry seas. Butterflies and lightning bugs danced around windmills of giant daisies and golden daffodils. And silver swings swung from a celestial cathedral of stars…

And though it was as wondrous as anything could possibly be, the playground was missing the one thing that would make it perfectly complete: children, children who would fill it with laughter and joy.

So the old man invited children of every color and age to his magical playground. And when they were all gathered before him, he said: “You’re welcome to stay and play as long as you like. I built this playground for you. But before you do, there are three simple rules you must follow. Now listen carefully: 1.) Always be kind 2.) Always play nice 3.) And always take care of this playground.
To be continued...

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