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Rated: E | Short Story | Nature | #1599016
Touch it once, and it will die.
*Leaf2**Leaf2* The Butterfly *Leaf2**Leaf2*

 
 
Maria skipped homewards, singing, "The caterpillar grows into the pupa. One day, fly, the butterfly."

         Suddenly, she saw something flutter amongst the grass. It was a little butterfly! Maria stooped and squinted. The butterfly had a broken wing.

         Maria could only weep silently. "Fly, fly, fly, the butterfly. Touch it once and it will die..."
 
 
 
 
 
~~55 words~~
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