A Memorable Meeting
Alice woke up with an insistent poke on her shoulder. She saw a blue thing in front of her( or blue she though it was, for her misty and sleepy eyes couldn’t see much ), poking and saying : “hey, you”.
She rubbed her eyes and blinked sometimes, until she could see. In front of her, was a blonde boy, wearing a long blue coat, with buttons as golden as his hair, and with a pale yellow scarf waving by the wind’s touch on his neck. He stared at her with deep and curious blue eyes, then he poked her again and asked: “how long can a rose survive out of her bell jar?
Alice thought it was a weird question, but as he asked it very seriously, she didn’t laugh, but could not avoid showing a discreet smile. “I don’t know” ,she answered. “But if you take good care of it …“
“her” he corrected looking gravely at her.
“If you take good care of her, then she can last a long time. Even without an