Before the White Peaks: A Gnoman March #writephoto

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Before the White Peaks: A Gnoman March

(206 Words)

“Are ye sure ’tis this way, Shane?”

“Aye, I’m sure. Keep up with me. Don’t drag your feet.”

There were five gnomes, the tallest in the lead and the smallest at the rear. It was the second who paused, scratching his head.

“Why mustn’t I be dragging my feet now, Shane?”

“Because,” said the first, “this marshy land is cursed. If any of us gets the mud from this marsh on the toes of their shoes—be ye warned—none of us will leave.”

The three smaller gnomes looked alarmed. The second was compelled to reassure them.

“But isn’t it the good Queen Aibreann who will save us, then?”

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The Second Rainbow

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The Second Rainbow (128 Words)

Annie saw the two rainbows on her way home from school and knew what she had to do.

She ran as fast as she could to get to the end of one. She got there just as soon as it was going away.

“Oh no!” she said. “Don’t go! I need you!”

“What do you need me for?” asked the rainbow.

Annie hadn’t expected it to answer. “I want a pot of gold,” she said.

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