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Friday Story Bazaar ~ Tale Ninety-Four


Racism Is Gone?

by
Alexander M Zoltai

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My name is Beuiol and I’m a Violet.

I wasn’t always as I now am—I used to be a hater of the Roses…

Then, I became more enlightened and felt the Roses were just fine if they stayed in their place…

Then, I had a great shock—one of my fellow Violets, Seloit,  mated with a Rose, Straxsr, and had a litter of Fuchsias…

I went into a tizzy…

I had to question my morals—very hard task when my life had been relatively set and somewhat tranquil…

Then, the crisis deepened and widened…

Crisis on crisis…

My Daughter, a pure Violet, wanted to marry a Fuchsia………

I moaned at her and she groaned at me; but, it seemed there was nothing to do but disown her…

Seloit got word of my plight and came over specially to counsel me—she brought her litter of Fuchsias with her…

I couldn’t avoid it—the little Fuchsias were cute…

They were also extremely intelligent for their young age…

I had to reach the only possible conclusion—the hardest choice of my life…

I was a complete fool…

To think I would contemplate disowning my dear daughter just because she fell in love with a Fuchsia…

What a fool I was; and, what a lovely bunch of Orchids my daughter gave birth to………

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