The Tortoise and Geese (Source: Katha Kids ) The turtle lives by a pond, where when others see him they would dodge. He would talk all day and nigh t , and they would scurry out of sight. The turtle has two geese friends , whose love no one could comprehend. The geese offer to carry him to the mountain , so he could talk forever to a new surrounding The turtle bit on a stick , which two ends the geese lift Up up they go, when kids start laughing below The turtle gets annoyed . Can't take anymore, he finally voiced. Straight down he fell , cracks open the turtle's shell Bibliography . "The Talkative Tortoise" From The Giant Crab, and Other Tales from Old India by W. H. D. Rouse. Websource . Author Notes : First of all, I am terrible at rhymes but I was up for the challenge for this week's storytelling assignment. I decided to do a rhyme-microfiction story. I changed to format to two different colors to make it easier for readers to read it. The story is pr
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