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Mister Lacey and miss Ribbon were a pair of red shiny shoes living in a boxful of dreams, on cloud-coated linens. One May day, a little girl found them sleeping next to each other, and she loved them so much that she took them out for an afternoon walk, sometimes tituppy, sometimes gingerly, on the sundressed alleys. Mister Lacey and miss Ribbon were cheerful, as they had never breathed such a crisp air before, and the chill of those spring days, after a good sturdy rain, was daintly tickling their soles, growing goosebumps on their skin.

The little girl was bursting with fidgetness. When she stopped to bathe in a tiny oasis, she briskly took off her shoes and left them on the dewy grass. Mister Lacey and miss Ribbon were slightly afraid, as gloomy spiders and frowning mosquitoes were tamelessly rumbling around them. They cuddled tightly, to make the fear go away, like salt in a desert storm. The fear started to vanish itself, as the two realized that they were not alone. They were a pair.

After washing the chocolate marks off her puny feet, the little girl bounced out of the oasis, and, seeing how late it was, she put on her shoes and ran away to reach home. Gleeful and hasty as she was, she only put on one shoe and left miss Ribbon sleeping in the lime grass. Mister Lacey struggled to pull himself out of the girl’s foot, but it was all in vain. When she woke up without her other half, miss Ribbon broke into tears, fearful of her solitude.

The dark was lingeringly swallowing up the oasis, while grisly eyes were shimmering in the shallow murkiness. Miss Ribbon closed her eyes, imagining that the mould patch she was laying on was, in fact, the boxful of dreams, and mister Lacey was right beside her, whispering thunders and surgy, foamy waves in her ears.

After the sun was devoured, gleam by gleam, by the smothering sky, miss Ribbon began to lose hope that the little girl will ever come back. A few meters away, she caught sight of a gigantic shadow, which had four long legs. When the quadruped creature approached, miss Ribbon recognized Faith, a devoted dog, the little girl’s best friend. Faith picked her up and set out in a rush to carry her home.

Reaching the door, they found mister Lacey snuggled into an oasis of tear drops, helplessly waiting for miss Ribbon. Faith came near him, gave him a manly hug and revealed his last discovery – the missing red shoe. Mister Lacey and miss Ribbon enclasped one another as keenly as they could, for the pair was a pair again and the two shoes were fitting like a glove.

Miss Ribbon and mister Lacey lived happily ever after on cloud-coated linens, and their skin never ever got old.
something i wrote this morning,
'cos i missed writing in the morning
to You

pardon me if i made mistakes, i'm not a native english speaker :)





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Chocolatecookiecrumb Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful <3 You are very good with words if I may say so :)
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Sparia Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Student General Artist
a beautiful piece...well written..and very sweet!
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iNeedChemicalX Featured By Owner May 20, 2013
thank you :blush:
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Sparia Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Student General Artist
pleasure dear!
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WallynSimonsGirl Featured By Owner May 14, 2013
This is an interesting piece! I really liked it, nice job! :clap:
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iNeedChemicalX Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
Thanks so much!!
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WallynSimonsGirl Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
You're very welcome!!
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CaseyDN Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
its beautiful and cute!!
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iNeedChemicalX Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
thank youuu!
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CaseyDN Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
cu placere!!
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fukami-x-chan Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i have those same shoes on right now.
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iNeedChemicalX Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
AAA :love:
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fukami-x-chan Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i luv them
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JokerrLaughs Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awwww that is just so adorable.
Totally made my day.

And I love how it is written, probably because you aren't a native english speaker. Its just really interesting, love it!
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iNeedChemicalX Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
thank you so much!! :heart:
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lombregrise Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Professional Writer
nice to read you :)
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iNeedChemicalX Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
nice to read it was nice to read me :)
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lombregrise Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Professional Writer
:)
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christophf Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
mi tu not naive englisch spiker!
photo- very good
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iNeedChemicalX Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
:) :)
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Cyluho Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so unbelievable enchanting :huggle:
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iNeedChemicalX Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
thank youuu :hug:
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amiga-32 Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
It instantly reminded me of The Wizard of Oz , even though they are not sparkly : )
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iNeedChemicalX Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
awww :)
thank you!
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amiga-32 Featured By Owner May 16, 2013
your most welcome :)
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thestargazer23 Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Really cute story Felicia and a great idea to that the main characters are a pair of shoes in love! :sun:
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iNeedChemicalX Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
thank you so much for reading :hug:
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thestargazer23 Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
My pleasure =)
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perroperdido Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
there are other worlds ...in the imagination, other lives even in "still life" if someone make the effort to imagi..-see it,

in your case i would say that it's a good idea you write in the morning ..for the results, :)
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iNeedChemicalX Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
thank you very much :)
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perroperdido Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
:)
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Twatcher Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
Well, I may repeat myself over and over with different words, but you are indeed an Oasis of cuteness, dreaminess and all that's awesome in the kingdom of imagination and creativity.
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iNeedChemicalX Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
well, i may repeat myself, but thank you, that was so so wonderful :)
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