Faerie Forest

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This is probably the forest I love the most in the whole world! It is my childhood forest! Just right across the street from my childhood home. I played in this forest every day when I was little.

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I also had to run through this forest to get to school and to visit my best friend.

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I used to play with the Faeries by a little stream in these woods.

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I would also seek comfort in the trees and flowers and grasses when I was sad.

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I once saw a fairy by the stream! And I still remember today how it looked like!

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I was never afraid of the forest and would even walk through it at night when it was so dark I couldn’t even see my own hands!

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I also met a deer in this forest once. It was a very special moment in my life. The deer looked at me and I looked at him and then we bowed to each other.

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Unfortunately, they built a parking lot close to the forest and they had to cut down some trees. When they did I felt that my soul would break.

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Thank god, it was only a few trees and the forest still stands tall today.

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I love(d) climbing those tall evergreen trees! Once, my father put up a bird house in one of the trees outside our kitchen window.

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But mostly it was occupied by woodpeckers and brown furry squirrels.

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The squirrels were all my friends, though. I just adore those reddish brown squirrels with their huge bushy tails!

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I still believe this forest is full of tiny unknown creatures.

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I built bridges, houses, docks, boats, paddocks and all kinds of other things for them when I was little.

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I also brought home little rocks, pine needles, cones and moss to make lovely little trolls and forest creatures with.

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I love my little faerie forest so much and I wish every child would have such a forest to love when they are growing up. I think then, we would all grow up loving nature and never ever wish to hurt our natural surroundings.

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18 thoughts on “Faerie Forest

  1. When I was about 10 I spent a summer at Starling Park in Wales with my step grandparents. My interest in nature really blossomed there. Charlie, the gardener, taught me a lot. In London nature was there but had to be searched out. I had a rain gutter by my window filled with moss and fairies. A child’s imagination is hard to stifle and a lifelong interest needs only a spark. I grew up to want to work with nature and still do.

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