Folhas que brincam

«Next we come to the Hump, which is the part of the Broad Walk where all the big races are run; and even though you had no intention of running you do run when you come to the Hump, it is such a fascinating, slide-down kind of place. Often you stop when you have run about half-way down it, and then you are lost; but there is another little wooden house near here, called the Lost House, and so you tell the man that you are lost and then he finds you. It is glorious fun racing down the Hump, but you can't do it on windy days because then you are not there, but the fallen leaves do it instead of you. There is almost nothing that has such a keen sense of fun as a fallen leaf.»

J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens (1906)
Ilustração original de Arthur Rackham retirada da edição de 2004 da
Folio Society

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Espiga disse...

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Vítor Leal Barros disse...

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