The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush (A Story from The Childhood)

This is the first in a series of three stories written by a child who knows the abuse of parents and the spark of writing.

The Hummingbird, Inspiration

Inspiration is a hummingbird, flitting about my royal purple petunias. That hummingbird holds my fascinated gaze for as long as its fleeting hovering lasts. But then the inspiration flies away on feathery wings and I am left sitting still, an anxious watcher lest it suddenly return to view. When I realize the hummingbird, my inspiration, …

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