A Wish for a Sister

					A Wish for a Sister
    By: Elizabeth Seibel
          CI 335
         Section D
       Spring 2005
                                 Oh, honey, I don’t   But, you know
                                                             And they
                       Well, honey, I need                       will
                                                        that welived
                         I stillknow if you’re
          I know, but to be married to ever
          Mom, when am I going to have a                       have
                                                       alwayshappily
Really?                 could
          wish that I have another little
          going to have a          baby sister.        each other.
                                                             ever after.
             have a baby girl.
           baby sister like                                  The End.
              sister, too.
           that Princess?
 Steve hasme, everyone! This
   Excuse been                   It’s ok, Mommy. Steve said
  Yes, but she still
    man Elizabeth!
 very nice to take to marry my
          here has                                     so ok, Kathy.
                                 that it was alright, It’s now, I
     Elizabeth!!!
         What be
youshouldso I are have a baby
     out to not can
   mother dinner,                                      She is just
                                  have an announcement to a
   standing onsister.
        you doing?
too, so rememberher                                       little
                                       make to everyone. girl.
  chair. Please sit
 what I said about
  down, Elizabeth.
     behaving
     yourself?
                         It truly you so much about?
                         What are you talkingfor such
                         Thank has been a wonderful
Thank you Of course!      I think that Elizabeth
                       Christmas! We have somostly Kathy, will
                        Those presents aren’t forI us. to
        Well,            a wonderful Christmas.much  am
 It inviting
forhas been a                                 presents,you marry
                          enjoyed the many for.
     Elizabeth
       great             so gladbe thankful
                                   that you could spend
    me to                 though. I can’t believe how me?
     may have
   Christmas.                    the day with us.
spend the               many presents there were! It’s
  opened
  day with all of          probably a good think that
  her two.
  you presents,          there aren’t more or else she
   but I have a               would be too spoiled.
    feeling that
    there’s still
     one more
   present over
      there for
     someone
        else.




                            Yay! I’m getting
                             a baby sister!
One year later…
                          A baby
                      I promise that I
                               I
   It had              what’s this
                Now, sister! I’m
                           Yay!
                    Wait! the one
                          is What
                 What didn’t have
                      mean…sure,
better be a         Besides
                 aboutgoingthat,
                           a lamp?
                        puppy!!!
                     Aanything to
                       Well, Iyou
                Honey, canyes, do
                        lamp? to
                      Mom. talk
                  thing that What’s
                     what else?
     girl,            honey. baby
 though.               with a We
                     havebeenlamp!
                     you up?
                  tohave aboutthe
                     aresister!
                            going
                   wanting for to
                   something? a
  I’m not                 have a
                 long time now?
putting up             baby. You
with a little        are going to
     boy                 be a big
 running                 sister to
around the               either a
  house!              baby girl or
                      a baby boy.
Eight months later…
  I don’t think that I
 How come you
  wanthoney, you
          a little
  Oh, read to sister
never                       Well, as you
     anymore. me
 Of course. Ithat.
  don’t mean You   will
 onare always too
      the great big
           top bunk            can see
 I be a I just
   know.
      anymore, with       honey, I have
   tiredsister! be
          to to
want you play
      Mommy?                a little baby
         to now.
  ableme,play
         That’s my         inside of me,
        me little girl.
withgreatagain.              I will be able
                            so I cannot to
                          soon enough. You
                            climb all the
                           way been such a
                          haveup there
                               great help
                            anymore. I to
                               Mommy and
                             have to be
                            Daddy. You are
                               careful.
                            going to make a
                            great big sister!
                          Will you continue to
                           help me after the
                              baby is born?
When Kathy goes to the
  hospital to have her
baby, Elizabeth spends
 the night at her Aunt
  and Uncle’s house.
                                                            I just want
                         I don’t want a little
                                                               her to
                           sister anymore!
   Elizabeth, are                        I’m fine.             come
    You don’t
Now, why don’t
   you ok? You                         I know.                home…
 have to worry,
  don’t to get
 you trylook very
  honey. Your          I hope that
 some well.
         sleep,
  mom is going      everything turns
and I will wake
 to be just fine.     out alright…
   you in the
    And when
  morning for
  you wake up
     school.
    tomorrow          But, what if my
  morning, you        Mom isn’t ok…
  will be a big
      sister!                                    What if
                                               something
                                               happens to
                                                 her…
              Everything is
 I will call your school as
               going to
       soon as I hear be
           alright, Elizabeth.
  something. Until then,
             You don’t so
   you should not behave
Cheer up, honey! Have a
  great day at school!
            to be so
           worried. worried.
          It’s ok,            Hmm…I
     I’m
   know,scared
 IYou have been
   Elizabeth, That
    Elizabeth.             wonder what
    because for
       excited
   sois normal.
      my
 butwhat’s myI’m
     That isn’t            is wrong with
   sosure about
Mom longthatthe
       has
   Mom is in to
    wrong? we’ll
    anything                 Elizabeth.
   having a little
  been from your
    behospital.
     hear
        afraid of.
  sibling that this
        for
gone Mom soon.
   She is having
  is great
so long. news!
       a baby.




                       Usually she is
                      so talkative and
                      cheerful during
                           school.
         Hello, class. I’m here to let
                   Good afternoon,
             everyone know that
                    has a I have a
         Elizabeth class. baby sister!
                  special surprise for
         Hmm…I
          Elizabeth, you today.
     wonder Iwhat turn around.
        Yay!
      this surprise
      finally got
        could for
     my wish be.
       a sister!




Where is
   this
surprise?
 Hello, Rachel. I am your big
sister! Oh, Mommy, I love her.
She is so tiny. I know that I’m
going to be the best big sister
             ever!

				
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