“Does it hurt?” Asked The Rabbit

“Does it hurt?” asked the rabbit.
” Sometimes,” said the Skin Horse, for he was always truthful.
” When you are real, you don’t mind being hurt.”
” Dose it happen all at once, like being wound up,”
he asked, ” or bit by bit?”
” It doesn’t happen all at once,” said the Skin Horse.
“You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t
happen often to people who break easily, or who have sharp edges,
or have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are real,
most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out,
and you get loose in the joints and very shabby.
But these things don’t matter at all, because once you are real
you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.”

– The Velveteen Rabbit | Margery Williams

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Whimsical and romantic by nature, I am always on the lookout for the next crazy adventure I can enjoy! I believe that life is not meant to be serious all of the time, and we should have fun as much as we can. Also, writing has always been more than a hobby for me.
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