Different Like MeOnce there was this girl who always wanted to fly, but she couldn't. All the people in her land could. They had large, magnificent wings. But she didn't. She was an outcast in her people's eyes. The girl always prayed before going to bed, when the first star appeared in the night sky that someday, so would get her wings. Every day the girl did this. At 10 she watched the kids learn to fly. At 13 she watched the kids celebrate. At 16 she watched them leave home. At 18 she didn't see them anymore. The girl had almost given up hope by now. For her 18 years of wishing never came true.
One day a young man walked into town. He had no wings. Just like the girl. The young man walked into the local tavern, and the girl followed. She covered herself with a cape, so none of the locals would know it was her. She walked over to the man and sat next to him.
"You're wondering why I have no wings, aren't you?" the young man asked the girl. The girl looked at him stunned.
"...Why.... Yes.....Yes I was