Homestead #9

homestead-9

It was her duty to walk with her little brother to and from school
After all, he was only six
She was a lanky eleven, the tallest in her class.

Meandering home, pondering the days lessons
A grasshopper leaped and punched and clung to Sophie’s chest, startling her-
She found herself well ahead of lil Jimmy, out of sight actually.

Home was just ahead of her
Sophie stood frozen, clutching the waist high grass
Curling her toes for a better foothold
Calling for Jimmy

That day in school, she learned the earth spun
What she didn’t know was how fast.

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