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THE LAST PoSaRoNa : AMAZING NO 2

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Nobody knew where Lamonta was going to.

Nobody knew how she was going to find Trouble.

Only the Fast Flying Beings and the ones with long legs or some other way of moving very quickly could keep up with her.

She took strange paths through Forests.

She crossed rather big hills.

She jumped clear across quite wide creeks.

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She shook the ground so hard that all the plates fell off the shelves and broke in the Land of the Little Ones.

And she kept right on singing.

HERE I COME, TRUBBL. READY OR NOT.

Over and over, she sang it. Then all the Gentle Beings who were following Lamonta began singing it with her.

HERE WE COME TRUBBL. READY OR NOT.

 

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The Cows heard Lamonta coming. They were not the Ordinary Cows. They were the Cows who jumped over the Moon. They knew Trouble was up to something because they had taken a look on one of their Moon Jumps and they had seen Beings moving about Triflora who should NOT be moving about at all. That meant TROUBLE.

So they took off after Lamonta. Jumping over trees and across creeks and singing along with all the other Beings.

HERE WE COME TRUBBL. READY OR NOT.

By now there were a lot of Followers. Even the Little Ones had grabbed rides when they could. They were pretty mad as well because Trouble picks on Little Ones. Sometimes she would creep out with her Creatures and knock a Little House down for no reason at all.

HERE WE COME TRUBBL. READY OR NOT.  They sang in their little, tiny voices.

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Some of Trouble’s Friends do not look like Trouble at all. Melinda Milarky MacDougalson did not look BAD. But she was very BAD.

Her two red bears did not look bad but they were very bad.

They liked eating bones. Black Bones. Melinda Milarky carried a basket and wore a hat. That made her look like a nice girl but she was not a nice girl. The basket was filled with Black Bone and under the hat she had no hair at all. Under the hat she had tattoos which said : I AM A FRIEND OF TROUBLE.

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Nana and the Girls were flying as fast as they could to catch up. They did not want Lamonta to get hurt by Trouble or any of Trouble’s creatures. They knew how dangerous the Red Bears were and they knew Lamonta was really just a little girl – even if she was LARGE.

By the time the Posaronas caught up with Lamonta, she had 100s of Gentle Followers and everyone and everything was singing the Trubbl song. 

HERE WE COME TRUBBL. READY OR NOT.

NANA WAS AMAZED.

ROSE WAS AMAZED.

POPPY WAS AMAZED.

SAFFRON WAS AMAZED.

cu31924009450788_0037All of Trouble’s Creatures were heading back to the Ice as fast as they could go. Terrible shrieks were bubbling up through the Ice Water every time Lamonta started to sing and stamp her feet.

The Little Star Pixies danced and sang and sprinkled Stardust on top of the Creatures as they ran away.

The Cows leapt over every moon they could find.

Lamonta stood at the very edge of the Ocean and called out

“You stay down there in your yukky cave, Trubbl and I won’t trubbl you unless you trubbl me ! And my Dollies ! ”

Just then Melinda Milarky and the two Red Bears ran straight past Lamonta and straight into the water. They were screaming and howling.

JUST STOP THAT SINGING AND WE PROMISE WE WILL NEVER COME BACK!

“Well. That was AMAZING. I don’t think we need to do anything else”

said Poppy.  And they all SMILED. Something AMAZING always happens when the Gentle People get together.

I CAN’T. WE CAN.

So Rose and Saffron and Poppy and Nana took to the air and set out for Home.

Here is the poster they have made of Signs of Trouble. If you see any of these, then you know Trouble is coming.

  1. Send a message to Poppy’s Place as soon as you can.
  2. Start singing or making music.
  3. Don’t be tricked by them – ever.

They HATE music and will take off when it starts. 

SIGNS OF TROUBLE

BEWARE.

Pirate House Stealers Wilberforce the Turtle Thief.
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WATERFALLS BUBBLING BLUE.

THE WAR GALLEY

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The War Galley is colourful and looks friendly but it is Trouble’s very own ship and is filled with Nasty Creatures.

SCIENTISTS WHO WANT TO CHOP UP ANIMALS.

MEN IN TOP HATS TELLING YOU YOU SHOULD ALWAYS WEAR A LOT OF CLOTHES.

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RIVERS DRYING UP AND BLACK SMOKE IN THE MOUNTAINS.

BEWARE OF THESE 2 “LITTLE PEOPLE”. They are nor real Little People at all. They are spies.
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MORE ABOUT TROUBLE

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OTHER GOOD BOOKS TO READ

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http://www.archive.org/stream/myfathersdragon00gannrich#page/n0/mode/2up

THE LAST POSARONA : AMAZING

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An angry Larjkins Child is something  AMAZING. The Larjikins are the Casual Observers of Triflora and they don’t often get really angry.

BUT WHEN THEY DO …. !

As soon as she had hidden her Dolls in a safe place, Lamonta set out looking for Trouble. Larjikins are not as big as Giants but they are still BIG and they are extremely HEAVY.

The ground shuddered and shook when Lamonta’s angry feet touched it.  Little Quakes spread out from where her heels thumped down.

The air rippled and whistled and blew as she walked along swinging her arms. Each time she breathed in, the air was sucked back and each time she breathed out, a little tornado whooshed out.

“What in the pixelated world was that ?”

said Pixelito. The Lamonta tornado had bounced him clear out of the sky and onto the rocks. Pixelito shook himself all over and flew after the strange big little girl who had shaken his world. Lamonta was singing as she went along. Her Voice was also LARGE. Something like a volcano erupting.

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The baby Eaglets were so scared they opened their beaks and howled and howled. Eaglets look pretty wicked but they are actually very sensitive and very gentle. Mother Eaglet tried to calm them down but then she saw the BONES. And then she saw Little Mannikins crying over the bones.

“ Trouble HAS been here. “

said Mother Eaglet.

She left Little Mannikins to take care of her babies and followed the sound of Lamonta thumping along.

Back in Larjikin House, everyone was waking up and looking for Lamonta. Sure enough, she had left a note. The note said;

“I AM GONE TO LOOK FOR TRUBBL”

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Everywhere she went, Beings heard her singing

HERE I COME, TRUBBL. READY OR NOT.

Everywhere she went, the ground shook and the air trembled.

Everywhere she went, Beings stopped what they were doing and followed her. All the Gentle Beings.  There’s nothing quite as scarey as Gentle Beings when they’re  roused up.

OTHER GOOD BOOKS TO READ

http://www.archive.org/stream/pictorialfirstbo00presiala#page/n0/mode/2up

http://www.archive.org/stream/uncleremuslittle00harr#page/n0/mode/2up

SIGNS OF TROUBLE

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There was now only one Posarona left to do. Poppy and Saffron and Rose and Nana still had to do something AMAZING.

They were in no hurry because they love their time out. They love exploring and talking and just being together.

They could take as long as they wanted to choose something AMAZING to do.

The POSARONAS set off to enjoy themselves. The Girls laughed and danced and ate the fruit from the trees. They chattered with birds and swam in creeks. Nana followed along behind them.  She was WATCHING.

The first night of their Wandering, they decided to stay with one of the Larjikin families. Noone would call the Larjikins, “ Giants” but they certainly are BIG.  All four of the Posaronas  slept in one bed and still had room left over. They all had a fine dinner and sat around talking till quite late. The Three Girls went upstairs to bed and Nana stayed to have a Yaan with the older Larjikins.

Now, the Larjikins are also known as THE CASUAL OBSERVERS. They are BIG, very BIG – but like Little Old People – noone seems to notice them. The Larjikins casually walk about Triflora. They don’t bother hurrying and they just observe. They just look and see what’s going on. After the Young Ones had gone to bed, the Old Ones took time to discuss some of the Observations the Larjikins had been making.

Grandmother Larjikin thought that most things were going very well – BUT she had a couple of worries.

I  think we might be seeing THE FIRST SIGNS OF TROUBLE! “ said she.

“ Just what I was thinking. “  said Nana. “ What have you good people observed? “

Just small things that don’t seem quite right. The First Signs of Trouble. She is VERY sneaky, as you know.  Here are the things we have been observing.”

Nana thanked the Larjikins and took the notes they had made. She climbed into bed with the Three Girls and the Posaronas took a good look at the FIRST SIGNS OF TROUBLE.

NOTES FROM THE LARJIKINS.

THE  FIRST SIGNS OF TROUBLE

SOME CASUAL OBSERVATIONS.
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Wee Larissa, who lives with us, but is not really a Larjikin, was the first to notice something odd. She had climbed up on the Mantlepiece ( where she is NOT allowed to be) and took a look into the Mirror. SOMETHING was looking back out of the Mirror and it was looking straight at her. That was not a Good Sign.

Wee Chatterer says that some of the trees are shaking and trembling when the Birds land on the branches. That is not a good sign.

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We know that Trouble has her Cave someplace deep under the Ocean of Turmoil. Brother Barnacle Rock sits at the edge of the Ocean. He is a Marine Larjikin. Brother Barnacle Rock has seen strange comings and goings of the Amphibians.  He actually asked Charlie what he was doing but Charlie shook and trembled and just said “Not much!”

Brother Barnacle Rock does NOT believe Charlie for one moment.

Petrina from the Shimmering People appeared here in Larjikin house just this morning to tell us that she had seen a few signs that  Trouble was on the Move again.

The Shimmerers were meeting strange Beings when they shimmered and the Beings were NOT friendly. 

 

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Even the Larjikin Children have observed some early signs of Trouble and Mama Marnie has written notes of what they have seen.

Elizabeth Ann LOVES food.  Just the other day, she found a covered plate of food on the downstairs table of Larjikin House. Elizabeth Ann will eat almost anything but this time she stopped to think first.  Then she called her father.

That food did not smell right. 

That food did not look right.

Something is going on !

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The Birds have seen men in war clothes coming into the Forests. Some of them offer seed to the Birds but the Seed does NOT look right and it does not smell right, so the Birds have not eaten any of it. Looks like Trouble to them.

Lamonta Larjikin is the most observant of our Casual Observers. She is washing every one of her dolls and all their clothes. She says she is going to hide them someplace safe until Trouble has passed.  Lamonta says she has seen one Sign Too Many. Trouble IS coming.

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LAMONTA GETTING READY TO DEAL WITH TROUBLE.

Now, Lamonta is a big girl. She is a true Larjikin. Lamonta is also a Redhead like Saffron and they are pretty wild and rather tough.

She is VERY angry about Trouble. Lamonta has  3 Dolls and she LOVES them. She likes to play with them in the Sun. She likes to take her Dolls to the Beach.

She does NOT like  anyone or anything who makes life hard for her 3 Dolls.

Lamonta is putting her boots on. She says she will teach Trouble not to bother her or her 3 Dolls.

There is a sign at Larjikin House. It says;

NEVER TROUBLE TROUBLE UNTIL TROUBLE TROUBLES YOU.

Well, Trouble was Troubling Lamonta  and anything could happen now.

PoSaRoNa : FILLING A NEED

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  1. Bring PEACE

  2. Do something OUTRAGEOUS.

  3. Do something very SENSIBLE.

  4. Do something AWESOME.

  5. Do something REMARKABLE

  6. Be very OBSERVANT and notice something other Beings haven’t noticed.

  7. Fill a NEED.

  8. Do something AMAZING.

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FILL A NEED

While the POSARONA was visiting the Birds, the White Owl had a word with them. It seems that the Farmyard Animals wanted to learn to read but they needed a Teacher. Well- it looks like two needs can be taken care of in one go.

The Farmyard Animals needs a reading teacher.

Wee Stafford Stultifier needs a job on a Farm. he loves Farms but the other thing he loves is READING.

One of the Gatherers went off to fetch Wee Stafford and bring him to the Farmyard.

We all think its going to be a happy Yard.

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PoSaRoNa:

No. 6 : Be very OBSERVANT and notice something other Beings haven’t noticed.

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Rose and Poppy and Nana and Saffron left the Tree of Wisdom and set out for their 6th Posarona.

They had decided to walk and they had decided to wear their “NOW YOU SEE ME – NOW YOU DON’T” cloaks.

Sometimes, its easier to notice things when things aren’t noticing you.

Sometimes, it is easier to notice things when you are walking quite slowly. And not chattering.

The POSARONAs walked for only a little while. They were passing a little cottage and outside they spotted this bunch of critters.

I will not tell you what they noticed. See if you can find it.

Next Posarona, they will be doing something about it.  Perhaps Poppy and her Detectives will do something before then.

Nana and Saffron and Rose and Poppy didn’t  let the Critters know that they had noticed anything at all. They just walked on. BUT THEY HAD NOTICED.

PoSaRoNa : REMARKABLE

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The POSARONAs had a very simple plan that was also quite  Remarkable.  They had heard that some of the Birds were very angry and upset about being called “BIRD-BRAINED”. They thought it was insulting.

The Posaronas had heard that many of the Birds were ashamed to be called “ BIRD-BRAINED”.

In fact, things were getting serious amongst the Birds.

The rooster had stopped cock-a-doodle-dooing.

The Pelicans were not filling their bills with anything. 

If the Birds did anything wrong, they would just say;

We can’t help it. We are just BIRD-BRAINED. We are not very clever at all.

Poppy and Rose and Nana and Saffron had been talking quietly to the Owl, the Swallow and the Duck. They had talked to every bird they could think of and invited them to a big meeting under the Owl’s Tree. THE TREE OF WISDOM.

The OWL is known everywhere as being very, very, very WISE. If a bird-brain can be THAT wise – then a BIRD BRAIN is a good thing to be have.

It was a remarkable meeting. The Birds listened and told their own stories and by the end, they all had T-shirts that said “ BIRD-BRAINED AND PROUD OF IT. “

BIRD BRAINED

AND PROUD OF IT.

I can fly onto a branch. I can can cock-a-doodle-doo.
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I can fly out of sight into the sky. We can lay eggs.
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We are Beautiful. We have long legs. We can talk.
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That night, Nana and the Girls slept in the Guests’ Nests of the Tree of Wisdom. It had been a remarkable day. The Birds seemed to be proud to be Birds and the Bush was filled with Birdsong.  When the Girls and Nana had fallen asleep, Little birds fluttered up to them and covered them with the very best feathers that they could spare. Good Night, Posaronas.

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PoSaRoNa: SENSIBLE

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  1. Bring PEACE

  2. Do something OUTRAGEOUS.

  3. Do something very SENSIBLE.

  4. Do something AWESOME.

  5. Do something REMARKABLE

  6. Be very OBSERVANT and notice something other Beings haven’t noticed.

  7. Fill a NEED.

  8. Do something AMAZING.

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The 3rd thing the Posaronas do is SOMETHING VERY SENSIBLE.  They had a very SENSIBLE thing that they all wanted to do. They decided to visit each of the Doorways. It was  a very sensible thing to do because the Doorways are so important. They keep people out and they let people in. The Guardians at the Doorways protect Triflora from many things. The Posaronas wanted to thank them all and see if there was anything they wanted or any problems they were having.

The Posaronas wanted to check and make sure that everything was working just perfectly. They had repair magic in their Posarona bags – just in case there was anything wrong. And they had brought small gifts for all the Guardians.

It was a very sensible thing to do and they all had a  grand time. All the Doorways were working perfectly. All the Guardians were well and happy. Even the Unkya Doorway was in order. Nana and her 3 Girls spent a very happy and sensible night with the 3 Girls of the Unkya Doorway. Being SENSIBLE can be a most pleasant way to be.

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Terence Toad had told his cousin Willoughby about the encounter on the Log Bridge and Willoughby was telling the Farmyard animals. Little do they know that the next Posarona is AWESOME.

The farmyard Critters are so excited that they are babbling and cackling and whistling. They LOVE Posarona Time. They just hope and wish that the next visit is to the Farmyard.

Well – they just might get their wish and it just might be AWESOME!!!!!!!

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It didn’t look Awesome to begin with. It just looked like a little old lady with a jug. The farmyard animals thought it was an ordinary old lady. They were very kind to her because she looked very old and very poor and very tired.

Not one of them guessed that it was Nana.

Not one of them guessed that the Posaronas had come to visit because they LOVED the Farmyard Animals.

Nana said to them ( in a little Old Lady’s Voice) ;

Can I please sit here for a little while? I am SO tired.

They quickly gave her a seat on their bench and made sure she was comfortable. She put the jug down on  the bench beside her and then she smiled.

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Well – the liquid in the jug began to bubble and bounce. It bubbled right up and out the top of the jug. It was BLUE – that strange Trifloran Blue that smells of magic and mystery.

The blue liquid flowed out like a river and the animals hopped onto the bench with Nana.

They thought they could hear Music. They thought they could see three ships. They thought they could see three people.

But HOW could three women and three ships come out of a tiny jug of blue liquid ?

THIS IS AWESOME !

It was Rose, Poppy and Saffron. Poppy really can play the Fiddle and Saffron can sing in a language that ALL the animals understand. Rose can dance even on a ship sailing along the Blue Liquid. They had written a song for the Farmyard ! And their NOW YOU SEE ME NOW YOU DON’T CLOAKS had shrunken them to fit inside Nana’s jug. As soon as they threw the Cloaks off, the water let loose and the girls began to grow bigger and bigger. They had as much magic as they needed to make it an awesome day for the Animals.