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Saturday Writing Prompt - 30th April - Favorite Toy

Write a story or poem about your favorite childhood toy.

How to use this prompt: Using the picture and heading, create a short story or poem incorporating it. There is no right or wrong 'answer' just whatever your imagination sparks from the subject.

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Mandy Eve-Barnett
Mandy Eve-Barnett
May 12, 2022

Not a child interested in dolls, I fell in love with a store window display doll sitting in a pram. Initially, the store owner refused to sell it, but my Mother persuaded him. My large dark eyed, black haired doll was my only one. Almost as large as me, I adored her. I called her Tina.

Fleeting glance

A store window

Viewed display

Oh she’s lovely

Unattainable Refused sale Irate reaction Temper tantrum Eased by promises

Tactical talk

Only this one time

Your doll purchased

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