“How much more do we have to climb?”
“Just a little bit more…”
There were two voices; a man and a little girl.
It was usually the birds and crickets to keep him company. Soon there would be children racing down the steps while parents watched from their picnic blankets. There were a few bullies who liked aiming stones at him but mostly they didn’t pay him much attention.
He wondered if the little boy he’d made friends with last year would come back. Maybe this time he would be able to convince his parents that squirrels made good pets.
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