A Little Girl With Big Dreams

She lived in a little house on the prairie

Karen Schwartz
Fiction Shorts
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2 min readJun 20, 2024


Today’s random word is Billion; Genre is Historical Fiction.

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“If I’ve told you once, I’ve told you a billion times to do your chores before Pa gets home. This log cabin won’t clean itself.”

“One day, Mom, I will be famous, and it won’t be for feeding the chickens.”

“Laura Ingalls. You stop your dreaming. There ain't no one interested in reading about your life. We’re simple folk. There ain't no glory in that.”

“But someday, life will look different, and people will look back on our hardships to recognize how far they’ve come.”

“You think?”

“Yes. Then they’ll regret how their inventions destroyed the earth and our land.”

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Karen Schwartz
Fiction Shorts

Children's picture book author, fiction writer, personal essayist, kindness specialist, and lover of chocolate.