“Mama, I’m scared.”
She reached down, smoothed his hair, whispered, “It’s okay.”
His grip tightened around her leg, fist closing on the ear of his stuffed bunny.
She crouched, put a finger under his chin to lift it. “It’s bunnies. Just bunny feet.” She looked at him and smiled. “They’ve come to visit their friend here.”
He pulled the stuffed animal to his chest, she wrapped her body around his, squinted her eyes at the ceiling, flinched at the explosions on their roof.
“Bunnies hopping,” she breathed, closed her eyes. “Lovely thought. When we go, we’ll go with them.”
March 19, prompt: Rabbit – In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a rabbit (or many rabbits) on the roof.