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Lollipop Anthology : Solar eclipse

Granny said it's solar eclipse So I should not eat my favourite chips. "Today",she said, "A giant snake will eat the sun" Her anxious face isn't making any fun. "Snake would gulp the sun?" Thoughts raced in the lobes of my mind Darkness in the air made me blind Within an hour, the sun left the sky The snake ate the sun, don't know why!! My mind didn't stop thinking "So we can never see the sun winking?" "How did the snake reach the sun?" "It surely must be bigger than the hot fire gun!" "Why didn't the sun burn the snake down?" My endless doubts gave mommy's face a wrinkled frown. The sun came back after a few hours. "Is he now the upshot of snake's puke showers?" Who'd refine my disarrayed notions? Vexed, I opened my science book to finish the undone portions. BOOM! Science explained Solar eclipse! Moon moves between Earth and the sun during its orbit. Darkness is the sun's shadow Neither is it menacing not a cause of sorrow. Take a few measures and enjoy the magic Fake stories vote down the logic I'm happy that there's no giant snake in the sky I'll not be eaten by it the day when I fly high.

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Date: 6/23/2020 5:12:00 PM
You have a great way with words ..
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Date: 6/10/2020 12:17:00 AM
Great write.. But I disagree a little.. For a child it is better that the snake ate the sun.. rather than all the complexity of science.. In science also we give step by step false information until the learner ready to absorb the truth..
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 6/10/2020 8:21:00 AM
You're right. The child gets loads of questions to his mind as to how the snake has reached the moon!! His 'how' questions looked for answers. I have seen kids confused about what they heard from fables. So a little draft about it. Thanks a lot for your valuable opinion Jenish. :)
Date: 6/7/2020 12:51:00 AM
Oh this is brilliant, Swetha, i still love the old wives tales as we called them, and i love your response...
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 6/10/2020 8:15:00 AM
Thanks Harry.
Date: 6/3/2020 8:31:00 PM
Fairy tales and fables from old wives tales to science. Some of these tales are from history and things that happened a long time ago and some are just plain fabrication made to frighten children into minding their parents. A fine write Swetha. thanks for sharing and fr visiting my page. God Bless, JB
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 6/10/2020 8:15:00 AM
The right analysis Judy. Thank you.
Date: 6/3/2020 6:08:00 AM
They had their ways, our grandparents, didn't they? A charming tale from your heartfelt memories, Swetha.
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 6/9/2020 1:50:00 PM
Thanks Vijay ;)
Date: 6/3/2020 3:48:00 AM
Lovely poem. I'm sure gran is pulling your leg. Enjoyed.
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 6/9/2020 1:49:00 PM
Thanks Victor:)
Date: 6/2/2020 3:17:00 AM
I enjoyed reading this whimsical poem Swetha. It would be a great tool for teaching the young about the solar eclipse. A great story! Blessings xxoo
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Swetha Vangaveti
Date: 6/2/2020 7:06:00 AM
Thanks a lot Connie. Have a great day :)