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I catch glimpses of them in the wind. They dance between my curtains in the morning and late afternoon, trapped within sunbeams. I try to catch them, but whenever we touch, they vanish. Mother says they're angels. Father says they're dust. I chase the lighted specks that seem so friendly and alive. They must be angels. Father says I will stumble and fall from not looking where I am going, but always I am chasing them, and always they elude me. They can't escape me forever, though. One day I will join them, and they will tell me their secrets.

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    D.M. about 4 years ago

    So much is said about each of the parents by their answer! Good one.

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    frostygossamer over 3 years ago

    Magical piece. Loved the different POVs.

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