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The Power Is Yours

Dare to believe

By Colleen Millsteed Published about a month ago Updated about a month ago 1 min read
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Sally lay curled in a ball at the foot of her bed, sobbing and breaking her heart.

Sally’s mother walked into the room, sat beside her and soothed, “Talk to me Sally, let me help you.”

Sally opened her eyes, looked at her mother forlornly, and sobbed, “I wanted to ride the pony tomorrow but I’m too little and I’m too scared.” She broke down into hysterics again.

Mother gently smiled down at her five year old daughter and softly whispered, “Sally, if you want to ride tomorrow, you can learn to ride. You’re only limited by your own beliefs.”

I was challenged by Jessica's Quill (Medium Writer) to write a drabble of the word 'limited'.

Wikipedia defines a drabble as follows :

A drabble is a short work of fiction of precisely one hundred words in length. The purpose of the drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in a confined space.

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About the Creator

Colleen Millsteed

My first love is poetry — it’s like a desperate need to write, to free up space in my mind, to escape the constant noise in my head. Most of the time the poems write themselves — I’m just the conduit holding the metaphorical pen.

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  • Thomas Jeffersonabout a month ago

    That's really sweet

  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarranabout a month ago

    But sadly that doesn't work with everything. Alas, if only. Is this a drabble? Loved your story!

  • Babs Iversonabout a month ago

    Fantastic!!! Love the message too!!!💕❤️❤️

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