Best Friends Forever

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Best Friends for Ever

… a cautionary Scottish tale by Johnny Caddell

At the bottom of a garden, in a small Scottish town, there lived, side by side, two flowers.
One of the flowers was called Rose and she was very beautiful. Every day she would wake up, give a really loud yawn and her petals would open.  Then she would talk all day about how beautiful she was and how pretty she was and how unfortunate it was that the other flowers were not as lucky as she was!
The birds were very tired of listening to her and even the honey bees avoided her as she kept telling them, at every given opportunity, that she was as sweet, even sweeter, than their honey and how she was invited to sing at all the garden festivals. She had sung at the ladybird&