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Hello my name is Orphan

I once had a Daddy and he used to throw me into the air and I would giggle and he would catch me.

My Daddy was big and strong and used to make me feel so safe and I loved snuggling up to him.

His chin was gristly and scratchy when I used to cuddle him but he was my Daddy and I loved him.

My Mummy was beautiful – she used to smell like flowers and she looked like a princess.

My Mummy used to bake me and Daddy cakes that we could just eat and eat.

My Mummy used to bath me and sing to me and read me stories when she used to tuck me into bed.

Sometimes if I was a very good girl I would climb into Mummy and Daddy’s bed and they would cuddle me.

We had a doggie called Fred and pussy cat called Ginger.

We all used to live together and at Christmas 🎄 Santa used to climb down the chimney and leave me lots and lots of presents under the big Christmas tree with lights on that twinkled in the dark.

Then one day after school – Mummy and Daddy didn’t come home and I was taken away to live in Malaga with other children and they too are called orphan.

We don’t have a pussy cat or a doggy anymore and none of us have a Mummy or Daddy.

Everyone is kind to us and nice to us but we don’t have Santa come down the chimney anymore or chocolate rabbits and eggs at Easter.

We all go to school and I see the other girls with clips with shiny stars in their hair like Mummy used to put in mine.

The other girls have bright shiny new shoes and white socks and they have loads and loads and loads of toys and clothes because they have a Mummy and Daddy.

I sometimes go to bed and dream that I can smell my Mummy next to my bed and my Daddy tickling me with his gristly chin and my pussy cat purr purr purring on my bed and then my doggy licking my hand.

I smile because I am happy but then I wake up cold and alone and sometimes frightened but I don’t tell anyone because I am a big girl now I am ten and big girls don’t cry.

I sometimes wish I had big bubbles in my bath like Mummy used to make and soft warm fluffy towels to wrap me all up in.

But those are the old times not the new times my teacher tells me.

Now an old lady with yellow hair like Mummy and long long nails has come to our new house to tell us all that we have to believe her and that we are all going to a big big party in Fuengirola where there are sweeties and chocolates and games and ponies to ride.

There are lots of Mummies and Daddies there and they are all there to give me and the orphans in my house – new clothes.

She says they will be pretty clothes and shiny shoes

Bubbles for my bath and nice things like my Mummy and Daddy used to buy for me.

She said that everyone is kind and they want me to be happy again.

I hope she is not fibbing like Mummy and Daddy did because they said they would be back a teatime but they never did come home

They lied to me they went to heaven instead.

I hope the lady with the long long nails isn’t fibbing to me as well.

I want to see a pony and eat sweeties and drink fizzy pop.

Night night the lights are being switched off now and it is very dark but I am not scared because the lady said that lots and lots of people are making a party for me

I am going to sleep happy dreaming of Mummies and Daddies!

Lots of love
The Orphan
Xxx








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