Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

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Ducky Taught Us Dad Was Right

GiaB prompt #2–10: pets

A fluffy yellow duckling standing on ground scattered with large seeds.
Image by AdinaVoicu from Pixabay

We called her Ducky.
Curiously, she was a duck.

Dad said ‘no’ when my sister and I asked him if we could bring a duckling home from school.




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