This piece managed to bring the biggest and most genuine smile on my face. One of the most important person in my life fondly calls me Pumpkin. It is a reminder of happy times and even happier memories. I hope it brings forth a smile on your face as well. Happy reading!
Find a little kid to share a snuggle with, get yourself some pumpkin pie and read this to them. They will love you forever, or at least a very long time until they become teenagers. If there is no kid around, read this tale of a jack-o-lantern to yourself, and the child within you will be revived and excited just in time for Halloween!
Walking through an eerie forest trail,
I heard a soft whimper from beneath.
I knelt down to see what the poor thing was by my feet.
Buried under freshly fallen red leaves
sat the most orange, roundest and plumpest pumpkin I’ve ever seen!
It’s eyes were perfect triangles, my teacher would give them the highest grade,
a fair little nose above a tiny stretch of squiggles – its mouth was so finely made.
“Oh little pumpkin, why do you cry?”
“you are so beautiful, tears don’t suit your eyes.” I whispered.
After sobbing a…
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