“Cowardy, cowardy custard!”
“You are. Cowardy, cowardy…”
She ran, tears blurring her eyes so she stumbled and fell.
The jeers turned to laughter. Felicity sneered, “Has diddums hurt herself? Better run home to her mummy hadn’t she.”
She stood up, hanging her head so that they wouldn’t see her cry. She dared not reach for her hanky. Blood trickled down her leg.
“Stupid little yellow belly.”
Her fists clenched, she span round, catching Felicity by surprise, knocking her to the ground.
“Im not a coward,” she repeated.
The watching girls stared. She stared back, turned, and walked away.
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