The turlte

The turlte

1 Part Story 64 Reads 4 Votes
George L By GeorgeLivermore Updated May 21, 2012

 Once upon a time, in a faraway land, there lived near a beautiful crystal clear pond in the middle of a mystical forest a sleepy turtle. The turtle would sleep all morning and only wake at noon. For she enjoyed the night more than the day. "This bright sunlight interrupts my night, why? Oh why can't it be night all day?" She would grumble to herself. The night you see, was when the turtle could be free to dream all that a turtle could dream. The day, on the other hand, was impossible for a turtle to dream in, for the light would be too bright for the mind to wander. The turtle always preferred the freedom that the night brought "life is to be lived and through my dreams I can be free to be whatever I want to be" the turtle thought to herself. So the turtle would wake and prepare for the night, she thought of all the things that she would imagine that night; and once the night came and the stars began to glisten and the silvery moon shone brightly upon the little one, she positioned he...

CrazyBookGirl CrazyBookGirl May 27, 2012 12:04AM
Beautifully imagined and tied together. A lovely addition to our legends and fairytales.
                                    Although if I might make a suggestion? The title appears to have muddled the word "turtle" into "turlte", perhaps you might have a word with it? We wouldn't want to dishonour the wise turtle. =)
@Rhymer2 Thank you, glad you enjoyed it. Going through your work and really loving it.