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Along my foe, I shall grow.

by Msyxorap on May 7, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

As I was sitting in the courtyard of my school on the side of a wooden platform, I saw a little flower almost directly under a tree. To me, it seemed to be struggling to grow, trying to get sunlight while even being "bullied" by this giant tree, which inspired me to write this 6-word memoir.


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