Sunday, November 1, 2009

Faceplant


That's not dirt, or chocolate, or the remnants of her latest art project.
This is in fact, the result of a faceplant.
Aunt Julie was waiting for Stella after school.
Stella took off running to greet her aunt.
Stella tripped. In slow motion, I swear,
she landed face first in the cement, at Aunt Julie's feet.
Enough blood oozed from her 5 year old mouth to supply the American Red Cross for a year.
She survived, and is trying hard to get over her latest facial features.

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2 comments:

Shellie said...

Ouch! She still looks tough though :-)

mph0172@gmail.com said...

It finally healed over. For such a tough girl, she sure was sheepish about not looking like a 'princess'!