This is Bendren. She is five years old. She is a bee that floats around in the sky and she stings. Then she loses her stinger and she dies and she never comes back. She has a large head, a medium size thorax, and a little tiny abdomen and a stinger. I don’t want her to die but if she stings she really will die. I wish that she will never come back again. One day she’ll be lost somewhere and I’ll never find her again and I will kind of get ready to cry but I will not. She has very pretty wings. I really like her and I will fly her in my car and I love her.
– by Henry Minton Fuller, age 4, as transcribed by Ms. Kristy, his teacher