a collection of short fiction
©Copyright 2012 Pearl Wise. All rights reserved.
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Flame-hued leaves rustled softly over smooth grey stone. Some of the trees had stretched their limbs beyond the wall, and the head gardener knew he would have to be careful.
A stranger standing outside would have been surprised to know that the head gardener was a mere boy standing on the great grey stone in the midst of the garden and that those low, sweet notes were singing from his pipe.