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Bee

I was about 10
I went to the local swimming pool
I noticed a bee floating on it’s back
It’s legs spinning frantically in the air
I scooped him up gently
And transported him safely to the side of the pool
With as much dexterity as I could muster
I turned my hand over to set him free on dry land
He wouldn’t let go
I shook my hand gently to encourage him
It eventually fell off but stayed on the ground motionless
Then the pain struck
I turned my hand palm up
There in the very centre was the sting
Like a barbed hook with attached umbilical
It pulsed
My hand throbbed
I was instantly minded of a saying of my nan
“no good deed goes unpunished”
Or that’s how I remembered it
I sobbed silently
I took to swimming underwater
So nobody would notice my tears

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