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Blending In


Noah looked worried. It was his first day of kindergarten and he wanted to look just right. He carefully picked out camouflage pants, matching drab shirt, camouflage sneakers, and to top it off a camouflage baseball cap. Slinging his backpack over his shoulder he faced his mother. “Don’t you look so handsome!” He beamed.

At the foot of the driveway she kept watch while he leaned against the oak. “Here it comes!” He stood but the bus zoomed by. “We’ve got to call the bus barn. I’ll drive you in.” Noah was thoughtful. “Mom, do you think it thought I was a tree?”





The prompt is:

“… Noah looked worried…”


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