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The weird boy

Weird boy ,Town transformed

By Ibinabo Brown Published 3 months ago 2 min read
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The weird boy
Photo by Rachael Crowe on Unsplash

Once upon a time in the quaint town of Eldoria, there lived a peculiar boy named Oliver. He was known as the weird boy because of his unusual habits and peculiar interests. Oliver was an enigma, always seen lost in his thoughts or engrossed in activities that left the other children scratching their heads.

Oliver's strangeness manifested in various ways. His favorite pastime was collecting odd-shaped rocks and arranging them in intricate patterns in his backyard. He believed that each rock held a unique energy, and arranging them in specific formations could unlock hidden powers. The other kids found it odd, but Oliver paid no mind to their whispers and giggles.

His attire was equally unconventional. Oliver had a penchant for mismatched socks, vibrant colors, and hats adorned with feathers. He insisted that each item of clothing had a story, a memory attached to it. His fashion sense became a source of amusement for his classmates, but Oliver remained unfazed.

Despite his eccentricities, Oliver possessed an extraordinary talent for painting. His artworks depicted surreal landscapes and fantastical creatures, earning him the admiration of the town's art enthusiasts. The strange boy with the mismatched socks became the talk of the local art scene, and his paintings began to fetch high prices at the annual Eldoria Art Fair.

As Oliver's reputation as a talented artist grew, so did the mystery surrounding him. Rumors circulated that he could communicate with animals and had a secret garden where fantastical beings gathered. Some claimed he could predict the weather by staring at the clouds for hours.

One day, as the sun dipped below the horizon, casting a warm glow over Eldoria, Oliver was found sitting atop a hill, staring at the night sky. Intrigued by his solitary presence, a few curious children approached him. Instead of dismissing them, Oliver welcomed them with a smile that seemed to hold the wisdom of ages.

"Did you know," Oliver began, "that every star in the sky has a story to tell? They've witnessed countless tales unfold over the centuries."

The children, captivated by his words, sat beside him as he spun fantastical stories of celestial adventures and mythical creatures that dwelled among the stars. Oliver's storytelling transported them to a realm of imagination they had never explored before.

Word of Oliver's celestial tales spread throughout Eldoria, and soon, people from neighboring towns came to listen to his stories. The once-weird boy had become a revered storyteller, bridging the gap between reality and the fantastical.

As the years passed, Eldoria transformed from a town that shunned the weird boy to a community that celebrated his uniqueness. Oliver's paintings adorned the walls of galleries, his stories inspired generations, and his peculiarities became symbols of creativity and individuality.

In the end, Eldoria learned a valuable lesson from the weird boy who saw magic in rocks, wore mismatched socks, and spoke to the stars. Oliver taught them that true beauty lies in embracing the quirks that make each person unique, and that within the weirdness, there often resides extraordinary talent and wisdom.

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About the Creator

Ibinabo Brown

When I read books,novels,fiction stories , fantasy,I get so lost in them it’s like I’m the one in the story it’s like I’m acting it in my head it’s just so fascinating ,so I want people to go on this journey with me through my books.

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  • Margaret Brennan3 months ago

    EXCELLENT.. .. .. GREAT story.

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