A girl and her bear


Nobody likes to be alone

Especially at night

In the deep dark forest

Which is full of frights

I’m going to tell a story

Of a little girl 

As innocent as a kitten

Her hair, all in curls

One day in the forest

The girl was collecting berries

There was a rustling in the trees

And she dropped all her cranberries

She fell to the floor

Collecting the fallen fruits

The rustling came again, but louder

And an acorn fell in her boots

Acorns kept on falling

And the girl followed their trail

But she went to deep into the forest

When she realised, she started to wail

She sat down on the floor and wept

But a bear heard her cries

He huddled up to the little lass

And was kind, despite his size

He took the girl to his little cave

Where she sat down on a rock

He gave her food and water

And he dusted her frock

Then he took her out 

To look at the stars

On top of the mountain

They could see all the way to mars

But then the girl said,

“Oh no! I must go!

It’s getting very dark”

And the bear nodded his head, but in sorrow

The girl ran as fast 

As her little feet would carry her

She tried to remember the bear

But it was all just a blur

The bear sat in his cave

Waiting for her to come back to him again

But she did not

And that saddened him

So, if someone’s nice to you

Don’t forget them

Give them something, like a hug

It doesn’t have to be a gem



8 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Pirate's last farewell

Author: Anouk Pollet The sunset was particularly gorgeous that night, as if the sun was doing its best to give a spectacle worthy of attention. The sky blazed blood red and got darker by the second,

The Consequences of Hubris

Author: Oscar Dahl Have we deserted the Gods of Olympos? Is that why the East lies under Arean curse. And why Bacchians grow ever more perverse? As when ancients worshipped them, they fuss Over acts b

Kingdom beneath the sea.

Author: Gabriella Viljoen Long, long ago, in a little village on the coast of Crete lived a beautiful girl, named Helena. All the women in her family were expected to wear pretty dresses and recite me