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A fantastical encounter with light

The Flower in Space

I loved light. Even the sun wasn’t bright enough. When I was chasing a firefly into the woods, I found a tree hollow. Light seemed to be coming out of the tree hollow. It said, “I can take you wherever you want.”

I said, “Outer space!”

I was in outer space! I saw shining gold. I collected as much gold as I could. It was like a gold rush.

I went back to Earth. I gave the gold to my friend because she’s scared of the dark. Now the light was finally bright enough.

Ellen Wu
Ellen Wu, 7
Knoxville, TN

Leticia Cheng
Leticia Cheng, 9
San Jose, CA