"Settle for Peace"
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A girl was looking for her mum one morning. She finds her, in the kitchen, reading the newspaper.

For the peace contest.
Not very good at all - and I'm not kidding - but I enjoyed writing it.
Loved writing with the innocence of a kid on a subject like violence, justice and peace....keep safe yall.

"Settle for Peace"

A girl was looking for her mum one morning.

A girl was looking for her mum one morning. She finds her in the kitchen, reading the newspaper.

A girl was looking for her mum one morning. She finds her in the kitchen, reading the newspaper. The girl waddled over and sat on her lap.

"Mummy," she said. The mum turns and smiles at her gently.

"Mummy," she said. The mum turns and smiles at her gently. "Yes, love?" she asks.

"Why do people have guns?"

"Why do people have guns?" Erin's smile fades as she puts the newspaper down.

"Sarah." she begins.

But her calm voice is cut out by her daughter.

But her calm voice is cut out by her daughter. "And why is Ryan always mean to Tabitha?

But her calm voice is cut out by her daughter. "And why is Ryan always mean to Tabitha? Is it because she has different skin to us?

But her calm voice is cut out by her daughter. "And why is Ryan always mean to Tabitha? Is it because she has different skin to us? Because that's really very silly."

Erin sighs. She takes a sip of her tea and then wraps her arms around Sarah.

Erin sighs. She takes a sip of her tea and then wraps her arms around Sarah. "Some people are silly.

Erin sighs. She takes a sip of her tea and then wraps her arms around Sarah. "Some people are silly. They resort to violence, without thinking. Poor Tabitha.

Some people don't like girls like Tabitha because of the colour of their skin." Smiling gently, Erin looks down at the young girl sitting in her lap. " Is that a good enough explanation?"

Sarah looks confused.

Sarah looks confused. "But that's stupid! When people use guns,

"But that's stupid! When people use guns," she says, looking at her Mum for reassurance, "People just get hurt!"

Erin, whose smile has returned - perhaps more sullen, but still there - at her daughter's stand in violence, sits back in her chair.

She'd fought her entire life for justice,

She'd fought her entire life for justice, and now Sarah agreed with her views.

Her peaceful voice settles Sarah.

Her peaceful voice settles Sarah. "I know, love. People can be stupid....but people can be great as well.

Her peaceful voice settles Sarah. "I know, love. People can be stupid....but people can be great as well. You just have to convince them to put down their guns and settle for peace."

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