Up There, Down Here


Upated on :January 27, 2010

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Illustrator: Rashin Kheyrieh

Author: Fatemeh Toopchi

Selected, 2008 Zagreb

The very beautiful moon along with thousands of different stars live upper and upper in the sky, and here down on the ground, people were living. On the Earth lived an old woman alone. She looked at sky every night and chatted with the little bright star near the moon. One night, the star felt sympathy with the old woman and came to the Earth and became her daughter. A girl to name “Star”. They had a very good life and the old woman didn’t know that her daughter is in fact the star. She didn’t look at the sky anymore, otherwise she would have seen that there is no star close to the moon any more, until one night the Star’s secret came out…




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