Fairy tales

Sometimes, the little girl liked to sing. She would make up songs and sing them to herself as she explored the castle. Usually, she didn't mind singing to no one. But sometimes, after an especially beautiful song, the little girl looked around at the silent stone walls, and felt a little sad.

Today, she climbed up the mysterious stairs she had discovered the other day, and to her delight they still led to the same place. It was again the evening. She lay down on the cool stones and looked up at the sky.. Her star was there, twinkling at her. She let her voice softly carry itself up to the star, a melancholy song about loneliness and the moon.

The star stopped its twinkling, and listened.

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