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THE MERMAID OF THE MAGICAL FAIR
Daniel and Margot considered all the sights before them.
"Do you know who that lady with the fish tail is?" Daniel asked.
"No. I've only met the fairy circle. I was curious about her though!"
"Let's go see her then, shall we?" Hand-in-hand, they went up to the lady and her listening throng. She happened to be singing, and singing without end. Her voice captivated the two the moment her words reached their ears.
"Waylaid upon the shore, I mourned my loss
Of home deep in the lake where joy its gloss
No man can rub away. Alas, a man
Did come and take me for twelve winters' span,
And hid my tail, until one day a flock
Of fairies found it by a sea-worn rock.
I gladly then dove to my long-lost home.
Yet all had gone, and I was doomed to roam--
The circus fairies beckoned me, so now
I sit in joy, and songs of joy endow."
Margot and Daniel listened on and on, forgetting all else but her stories, and feeling, somehow, closer than they'd ever felt before.
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