Tuesday, April 14, 2009

O and the Kite

This is the story of O and the Kite. One day my boy made a kite. It was white and had a blue tail. It had orange drawings on it.


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O loved his kite very much and couldn't wait for a gusty wind to fly it in.


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The kite was sort of stubborn.


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That could be because it was homemade. Or because it had a stomach ache. Or because, well, just because. Sometimes there just isn't a reason, is there?


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Coaxing with much energy, O tried and tried to get that kite to fly.


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A trusty side-kick is always imperative in an important operation such as kite-flying. A Sheriff will do nicely. He 's official, actually, see the badge?


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So, O and the Sheriff got serious about this kite-flying business. If throwing the kite as hard as you can up in the air doesn't work, running is a logical next step.


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Especially if you hold your tongue just right.


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Hopes were as high as the wind.


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But that kite would not fly.

Some might say this story has a sad ending.

But not these guys.

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Not the Sheriff.

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Not the dog.

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And certainly not O.

The wind will rush again.

2 comments:

mwell said...

That was SO sweet!
He is just too adorable (and so are Addy and Winni.)

That wooden play structure in the back is impressive - wow!

Julie is going to a homeschool playgroup this weekend, and they are going to be making home-made kites, too. ( I think that it's supposed to be storming though - so she probably won't have a chance to fly them.)
Crazy weather!

dianne - bunny trails said...

Aw, what a very cute story. That's so fun! Hopefully he gets another gusty day soon to give it a whirl. :D