JOURNEY- Homeward boundThe final struggle.
We slowly made our way up the mountain, chirping the whole way, encouraging each other. Our voices got quieter, barely audible as the temperature dropped. Our pace slowed to a crawl as the winds blew fiercely, destroying our long scarves that were trailing behind us on the ground. We were covered in a layer of ice, and no matter how close we huddled, there was no warmth. We formed a line as he got ahead of me. Our destination was in sight.
He stopped, and I continuously chirped at him to keep going, although there was no audible sound.
He slumped to the ground. Suddenly, so did I.
It couldn't be. Was that it? Was our journey for nothing? Had we failed in our quest?
Everything grew white, and I was alone. Suddenly standing before me were the white cloaked people that we saw in our visions. They were in a line, looking down at me.
As I lay there, I opened my eyes.
I floated up into the air, and my scarf started to grow longer than it ever was before. The ice melted aw