When I landed, I sensed that there was something in a hole nearby. "IT'S A FOX," I screamed. "Foxes like to drink WATER!!!" I thought I could trickle away but it was uphill all the way, and then it was straight. I was feeling desperate. I dribbled sideways and sideways, but luckily the fox chased a rabbit, so I was safe. "Phooey," I thought. "That was close." That dark night, I met another raindrop. "Oh," she said. "You're one of my many sisters! How lovely to meet you again!
One gloomy morning me and my sister trickled into a puddle. The next day the sun dried us up. That was the end of us.
Fleur Wylie, aged 8, Harlesden, London
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