Letter to the editor
The Littlest Pumpkin
The Littlest pumpkin in the patch was feeling very blue. He looked up at his friend and said:
“I want to be big like you! I’ll be left in the pumpkin patch, nobody will choose me, to be their jack-o-lantern on Halloween, for all to see. Nobody even looks at me ‘cause I’m so very small, I’ll still be here on Halloween.” And his tears began to fall.
His friend looked down at him and said:
“That is just not true. You are perfect just the way you are. There is nothing wrong with you! You may be little and not as round as me, but that is not important - just wait and you will see....