Golden beams of mid afternoon sun knifed down through the canopy of a weeping willow, whose leafy fingers swayed back and forth above a water hole. Silent explosions of light danced across the sunlit water like glittering fairies until they disappeared on the craggy shore.
This simple ballet regenerated itself, sustaining a hypnotic dance of light and movement which was reflected in the eyes of a child that sat on the bank of the water hole, just forward of the main trunk of the willow tree.
Transfixed by the beautiful dance, she tilted her head, allowing the light show to carry her imagination away.
Such is the power of this beautifully descriptive opening, that I close my eyes and can imagine myself there, experiencing the light, the warmth, the peace and serenity, everything which stimulates the imagination of this obviously sensitive child. Oh how I hope that the rest of the story is as deliciously enticing and alluring.
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