She put down the chalk and looked up.
“Why?” I said.
“Because nobody tells me to color inside the lines. The only lines I have to color inside of are the ones on the sidewalk.”
“Wait a minute,” she said. “I don’t even have to do that! I can color the pieces of grass, too!”
“I think that’s an excellent idea.”
She sighed before picking up the chalk again.
“You know,” she said. “I wish school was more like this sidewalk.”
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