Day 10: “Boy and Moon”

After he’d had a rough week, they’d send him to bed early to get extra rest. But they were all rough weeks for Thomas. The bullies at school were relentless. Night was his only refuge from their taunts.

Sometimes, his mother saw him staring at the moon, especially if it was big outside his window. She thought he liked its dreaminess. He never told her he was looking at the little man in the branches who would talk to him about his new life in a distant land, where neither bullies nor parents who couldn’t stop them would bother him again.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s