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Six Sentence Stories: Beam

I'm joining in for the second time with Six Sentence Stories.  The prompt this week is "beam." 
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The two sisters, whispering in an unfamiliar tongue, stood apart from the rest of the children at recess time.  A lone, blonde-haired kindergartner approached, determined to transcend the language barrier.

"Corinne," said the kindergartner, pointing to herself.

"Svetlana," said one sister.

"Katya," said the other.

All three girls beamed, and a friendship began. 

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Thanks for the example of children.

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  1. I'm enjoying these posts very much. Your words have a musical quality.

  2. Kristi, this is delightful and I dont use that word EVER! Its a great little story... thanks for linking up! This is truly soooo sweet... I love it!

    1. Thank you. I've realized my writing is simple, but I'm enjoying using the prompts to tell true stories. It's a great way for me to document these little family histories.

    2. I know editors that would kill to edit someone of such a concise style! Simple but conveys the point is pretty cool.

  3. A wonderful story of friendship and childhood openness. The dialog makes it extra sweet.

  4. So very sweet! A perfect connection <3

    1. They remained good friends throughout the year. :-)

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    1. All three girls benefited from that friendship.

  6. Ohhhh CUTE. And yes - no need for language at that age, in many ways. We could do with learning from them.

    1. I agree that there is much to be learned from children.

  7. Children often bond better that adults. They are a great example to us!

  8. Well, I do use delightful and Ivy's right - this is just delightful. And it makes me sad because right now, little girls and friendship are not working anything like that in our world. Sigh.
    Well done story.

    1. Oh, I'm sorry. Little girl friendships can be so complicated sometimes, too. I hope that things work out!

  9. If grownups could only learn from children and animals. Great story.

    1. Thanks. My daughter has always been a good example to me.


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