Eden sat quietly contemplating the bush as the crimson buds burst into American Beauties against the deep green leaves. She burst into fresh tears, not tears of sorrow, but tears of joy. Eden and Edward Greenfield had been trying for two years to no avail and now she was past the danger point. 

“I’m so happy, sweetheart,” Edward said upon learning the news.

Eden, beaming, responded, “I guess we were just trying too hard.”

“What about a name?” Edward asked.

Eden looked contemplative again, “Rose.”

“Perfect,” he said, handing her one of the long-stem Beauties.

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Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
6 months ago

It is a sweet little story. I was so carried away by the emotion of your story. I love it. Is the picture your drawing?

Lotchie Carmelo
Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
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6 months ago

You’re most welcome, Brinda. Nice artwork. You are blessed to have many talents. I am excited to read more stories from you.

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Margarida Brei
Margarida Brei(@margarida-brei)
6 months ago

Brinda you truly captured the protagonists’ pride.

Carrie OLeary
Carrie OLeary(@carrie-oleary)
6 months ago

Welcome to Voice.club, Brinda. This is a lovely, heartwarming tale. You’ve managed to convey so much emotion into such few words. Nicely done 🙂

Linda Rock
Linda Rock(@linda-rock)
6 months ago

A lovely story Brinda, one that touches the heart. Welcome to Voice-Club and good luck in the contest.

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