The Lark
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The Lark

A Boy Alone Finds a Friend

Fiction short

Photo by Paolo Bendandi on Unsplash

One day a boy left his home to become a man. He scavenged for food and slept atop trees with thick trunks, their bushy necks wavering in the wind, laying down upon their shoulders where it became wide as a seat and as a bed, large enough to rest his weary body.

Wild animal sounds frightened him, so he fashioned a knife from carving wood with sharp stones, its tip…

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Giulietta Passarelli

Giulietta Passarelli

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Author/Poet/Writer of middle grade novels, short stories, & poems, for adults & the ageless: http://www.gpassarelli.com; updates website every 1st of the month.