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On page 191 of Wonderbook, an assignment called “Animals as People” appears at the top. The exercise tells the writer to describe someone they know well, using only the characteristics of a particular animal. 776 more words

Painting the Roses Red

Mercy hummed quietly as she held the paintbrush, gently running it across the roses she’d beheaded. Changing all the colors to match the dark red of the blood that had seeped from their severed stems. 45 more words


Ring Around the Rosie...

When I was in middle school, my history teacher one day mentioned with this goofy smile on her face that the nursery rhyme, Ring Around the Rosie, is actually about the plague that killed most of Europe’s population in the 14th century. 244 more words


Posie, Posie!

“Posie, posie”

I watched as the adorable, almost two year-old little girl I was nannying for, spun around and around. “Down!” she screamed, and so she went onto the off-white carpet for a brief… 476 more words



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Cheery Children's Rhyme About a Ghastly Cataclysm

“Ring Around the Rosie” first appeared in Mother Goose in 1881. However, the origin of the poem may actually rest with the original Black Death outbreak of the mid-fourteenth century. 216 more words