A New Home

A story from Anneberly that my grandson gave 5-thumbs up! Enjoy.

Anneberly Andrews

elephant-2910293_960_720 Marianne Sopala via Pixabay

“Africa!” his mother trumpeted.

He did not reply. He was having too much fun playing with the other calves. Flopping their heads back and forth, swinging their trunks to and fro, and pretending to trip and fall, without actually meeting the ground, face to dirt. This game was the most exciting, and the most played game among the calves. The adults growl, and violently shake their heads, especially when the irritating calves pretend to trip and fall at their feet.

Today was one of those irritating youngster play days. With frustration billowing deep within their guts, the adults sent the calves far away from the watering hole, so that they could bask in the sun peacefully.

“Africa!” his mother trumpeted louder.

He still did not reply.

While he was running around, swinging his trunk at the other calves, he became dizzy from moving his head too…

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10 thoughts on “A New Home

  1. mylilplace says:

    What a sweet and lovely story. It made me feel like a child again. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Lovely tale of compassion and acceptance…

    Liked by 2 people

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