One-Liner Wednesday: What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

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My favorite answer to that question comes from The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse. When asked, the boy answers, “Kind.”

I want to be what every grown-up wants to be: a kid. — James Aubrey, BONES

This post is part of Linda G. Hill’s weekly blog hop, One-Liner Wednesday. If you have a one-liner or just like them, follow the link.

A WRITING PROMPT FROM ME TO YOU: What do YOU want to be when you grow up?



I was born in Louisville, Kentucky, but now live in the woods in southern Indiana. Though I only write fiction, I love to read non-fiction. The more I learn about this world, the more fantastic I see it is.

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One thought on “One-Liner Wednesday: What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

  1. Dan Antion

    January 24, 2024 at 8:15am

    That’s true, isn’t it. I wouldn’t want to be younger, but I’d like to be a kid.

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  2. acflory

    January 25, 2024 at 8:01pm

    Kind…the more I think about that answer the deeper the implications. He’s not kind now? Adults aren’t kind so he wants to be different? Brilliant.

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