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Mommy, I Can’t See
by Asena Lourenco
I couldn’t be sure of the soft object in my hand. Touch had never been my strongest sense. The chill of the icy breeze rattled up my fingertips and spread throughout my limbs. My thin jacket struggled in the battle to keep the wind out. I shivered. My long hair floated away from my face, mocking me in what would be a clear picture. I could feel the warm liquid dripping down my cheeks in rivulets down my delicate skin. Slowly, the mild tingling became a painful burn before the liquid solidified. I let myself believe, just for a moment, that if I removed the bandage from my eyes, then I would be able to see the brown dirt by my feet and the trees that towered over my minuscule figure. I never thought that ever again.
Fiction © Copyright Asena Lourenco
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More about Asena Lourenco:
Asena Lourenco is 13 years old. She loves reading, playing Scottish traditional fiddle music on her violin, dancing, and martial arts as well as writing her own stories.
She would like to be a teacher and writer when she grows up. She also loves cats and babies!
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