It's time to write on and shine like the sun for some spring fun. Kaitlyn Leann Sanchez and Ciara O'Neal are hosting the Spring Fling Kid Lit Contest to brighten our days. Thank you, ladies.
The 411 for the contest is as follows: a story for kiddos 12 and under, 150-words or less, based on a spring GIF or image. Find my inspirational image and 148-word story below. Thanks for popping by, and Happy Spring!
Where Is Spring?
by Kathy Halsey
Skyler, do you see Spring? Mom said to look outside.
Lily, I see you, a pretend-tiger in a coat.
And I spy a goofy brother in a weird hat. But where’s Spring?
Maybe it’s hiding. Let’s tromp through the bushes.
Ouch, scratchy-sticky-bushy things. NOT Spring, Skyler.
Yeah, but see those green buds? Are they Spring?
M-a-y-b-e. And what’s that popping through the dead leaves?
A crocus? A tulip? Hmm, could be a sign . . .
Looky, I found it. Right here, Skyler – the teensiest, tiniest blossom of Spring!
Are you sure we found it all?
No, I hear it, too. Take off your hat; open your ears.
Yup! It's cheeping birds and glunking frogs.
Lily, ditch your coat. I feel Spring, too.
Hey, the breeze tickles my neck and whips my hair.
Spring? We gottcha. No more hide-n-seek!
Ready or not, here we come. WE found Spring.