What Was Inside?

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“Mama, I found an egg,” Julie squealed. “What kind of bird is it?”

Her mother looked at the egg and surrounding grass for hints. In the tall grass, she found the dead bird covered in ants.

“Oh my,” her mother said, hugging Julie. “You found a magic fairy egg!”

Julie’s eyes lit up.

This 279-character story was written for Twittering Tales #89


4 thoughts on “What Was Inside?

  1. I’m not sure what emotion I’m feeling right now. It’s horrible, but, as the blogger above me suggests, the young girl’s innocence is protected. You’ve done a lot in such a small number of words! ☺️

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