Blue Butterflies

4 December 2022

  • A child sits by a creek in the middle of the forest with beautiful, glowing blue butterflies flittering around. How did she get here? She didn’t remember wandering this far from home. In fact, she didn’t remember leaving home at all!
    Garrett L11/20 4:04pm
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  • The butterflies flew around the child faster, and faster until they turned into an azure blur. The next thing she felt were her toes lifting slightly above the ground.
    Sam B avatarSam B11/23 3:08am
  • “I am the chosen one!” the little girl exclaimed, “The butterflies have chosen me! Weeeeee…” as she floated into the sky. It was a sight to behold. No one has seen a person get carried away with blue butterflies — not since the last rapture of the Innocent Child, an eternity ago…
    Jacob S avatarJacob S11/23 8:40am
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  • Then the observers heard a high pitched giggling. The butterflies scrambled, dropping the girl from high in the air. Her shrieking echoed through the valley as she fell. Time seemed to slow down. Just when it seemed too late,
    Sean K avatarSean K11/27 9:05pm
  • a lone butterfly swooped down & caught her. Gently, he returned her to her people. He whispered, “It’s time to end this…live in peace.” People nodded. Sacrifices never truly made sense. The girl spoke up. “Butterfly, you’ll regret this mercy. You see, I really AM the chosen one.”
    Emily J avatarEmily J12/4 2:37pm
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The End