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If You Speak Your Wish, Will it Come True?

Carmela Full of Wishes, and the power and limitations of a wish

Dandelion Wish at Sunset Photo by Havilah Galaxy on Unsplash

I pick an eyelash off my 4-year-old’s cheek and hold it in front of her mouth for her to blow.

“Make a wish,” I say. “like birthday candles.”

It takes her 5 frustrating blows until the eyelash disappears.

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Darcy Reeder

Darcy Reeder

Empathy for the win! Published in Gen, Human Parts, Heated, Tenderly —Feminism, Sexuality, Veganism, Anti-Racism, Parenting. She/They