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The Little Pig and the Apple Tree (by Eugenio Granja, David Alejandro García and Daniela Santos)

Once upon a time, there was a big and beautiful apple tree, and beneath it, a little pig would lie and eat the biggest, reddest, juiciest, yummiest apples in all the forest (that this and only this tree could give).

But there was a problem, every day, more and more little brown birds would fly in from the south, perch on the tree and peck at the apples.

“My apples! Don’t touch my apples!” yelled the little pig, but the birds couldn’t understand the pig’s language, they would only go ke! ke! ke!, not even kawh! kawh! kawh! like normal birds, and that drove the little pig crazy. “They are dirty and smelly and just too many!” the little pig was really upset. So he thought of a plan. He planned to scare the birds away and build a big bird cage around the apple tree, that way the birds would have to look for apples somewhere else and everything would be great again.

But the little pig needed help, he couldn’t do such a tremendous task alone. So he went around the forest, talking to the other animals.

“The birds are eating from our apples, leaving them full of holes! We need to kick them out or we’ll end up with nothing!” said the little pig.

“But the tree is part of the forest, and the forest belongs to everyone and no one,” said the owl.

“But we were here first!” argued the sheep.

“Actually, the bison were here first.”

“That doesn’t count!”

To make a long story short, they argued and argued for a long time, until the little pig finally convinced some of the other animals to help him build the bird cage.

It took some time, but finally the last of the little brown birds was kicked out. The animals were very happy. With help from the other animals, the little pig climbed the tree all the way to the top. He smiled triumphantly as he threw the apples down to the animals who were devotedly cheering for him. The pig was a hero, and on top of all that he could have all the apples he wanted!

But there was a new problem, some of the animals weren’t taking the apples. They simply didn’t want them.

“What’s wrong?” asked the little pig.

“My apple has a worm in it!” said one of the sheep.

“Mine too!” said another.

Soon the little pig was attacked left and right with mine too’s.

“Well, just pick them out!” yelled the pig.

“Me? I’m not gonna touch a worm. Gross!”

“Well, look for an apple that doesn’t have worms!” yelled the pig.

“They all have worms!”

“Nonsense!” The little pig picked the nearest apple and took a huge bite. He didn’t find a worm in the apple, he found something worse… a half eaten worm! The little pig was so grossed out that he fainted and fell from the tree.

        When the little pig woke up, he saw that the animals had cut a hole in the cage, letting the birds in.

“Are you alright, my friend?” asked the owl.

“What happened?” asked the little pig.

 

“You see, without the birds around there was no one to eat the worms, and so, the worms multiplied and plagued our food. By kicking the birds out, we disrupted the balance of nature. All of the species have an important role in our dear forest. Only if we learn to set aside our greed, become united, and work together, we may be able to keep the forest and its inhabitants alive and well.”

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Pigs can fly

Pigs can fly

 
 

Mason was a little pig that lived with Lucas and Helen, his best friends, he always had big and exciting dreams, he dreamed that someday, somehow he could become the first pig that could fly. This crazy dream started because he always saw all the birds flying by his house. While Lucas and Helen only dreamed to win a blue ribbon at the annual fair. Mason told his friends from the neighborhood about his big dream but all of them thought Mason was crazy, that he would never accomplish it, they told him “Oh Mason don’t be silly, maybe you should lower your expectations and dream of something achievable” but that didn’t stop Mason’s dream, in fact it motivated him more just to prove them wrong.

So the next day Mason went to the next block, which is where the pigeons live, so he arrived but there was no one until he looked up and saw a group of pigeons sitting together in a tension cable so Mason gained courage and shouted at the pigeons “Hey!” and the pigeons looked around looking for a fellow pigeon but they didn’t saw anyone up there “Over here!” Mason shouted, the pigeons turned around a looked at Mason “What do you want kid?” One of the pigeons said in an angry tone “I’m just looking for help” Mason replied “What? Did you get lost kid?” Another pigeon replied and they all started laughing, Mason angry said “No! I want to fly like you guys!” After hearing that the pigeons laughed even harder and one almost fell off the cable, on of them still laughing said answered “You don’t even have wings! You’re just a farm pig!” The little pig turned around and said “Fine! I’ll look for help somewhere else” The pigeons were still laughing “A pig flying can you imagine?!”.

 

Mason then went back home and started to try every option possible. He went up the barn and tried to jump but unfortunately he could not understand why every time he jumped he came right back down again and again. After many tries he walked back home with a disappointed look and decided to sleep the day off.

The next day when Mason went to the backyard he found a feather and noticed that the bird used feathers in their wings to fly. So he decided to make himself a pair of wings, of course the first wings he made were not good at all, those wings didn't even work. But he didn’t give up there he tried, and tried, and tried again, Helen and Lucas told him to stop wasting time, that he would never do it.

It took him 7 years and 97 attempts and Mason finally made a pair of wings that could make him fly! He got so excited that he went to to tell all his friends! At first nobody believed it but at the annual fair he won the “most amazing pig trick” award because he flied in front of the judges. Everyone at the fair was amazed by Mason.

He got the satisfaction that was the first pig that ever fly and he also won a big ribbon before his friends did, since that day he was admired by everyone on town.

You put your own limits, Follow your dreams.


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Diego Eduardo Contreras Zapata         A00817441

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Pig Mask Dream - 9/20/2012

I had this Dream about a Year ago and I forgot to post it on here so here it is.... I must say this dream was unbelievably creepy. My cousin, who is going to college for producing films, wanted to use this dream for one of his short films, lol. It's an interesting dream to say the least... Anyway, here it goes:

 

Pig Mask Dream 9/20/2012 


I was in this trailer with this kid and my in-laws and Jeff (My Husband). There were huge fish tanks everywhere with bizzar looking fish in them. I was wanting to take the fish tanks home and as I was walking to the door there was a panic.

 

The little kid started screaming. And one of my in-law's said "Someone is at the door". I was spooked. The door had a window with a light colored curtian covering it and I could see the shilloette of a man through it. I freaked and we all ran to the back room.

 

We heard banging from outside the trailer. We kept going from room to room. This trailer seemed to be growing rooms! Then the banging stopped and I told the kid it hide by the side of the bed of the room we were in. I walked out into the hallway and looked out the window, and there were these men in pig masks looking through the windows and they started banging on the windows and trailer again.

 

I ran to make sure the door was locked and make sure no one had got inside. Then I looked out the window and saw a riot going on. People were swinggin chains, carrying weapons and shooting guns, and running in the street around the trailer!

 

I ran back to the room that the kid was in and it was just me and the kid there. I looked into the next room and there was this girl in her underwear hunched down in the dark room and her hair was long and black and it covered her and part of the floor. She was breathing very heavily.

 

I was so afraid to go into the room so I slwoly backed away and when I turned around the kid I was with had changed. He had black as cole eyes and huge bags and was completely pail and he just stared at me. Then I woke up.