[Read more…] about The Paper Kite
A paper Kite, flying high, wanted its freedom but was bound by string. The string broke and the Kite found while free, it could not fly!
Watch what you ask for; you might get your wish.
[Read more…] about A Mouse and A Frog
Frog and Mouse lived across a stream. Mouse agreed to be taken across to visit Frog. Frog gets greedy and dives; Mouse screams. Kite hears and takes both.
When fools fight others run away with the prize.
[Read more…] about The Eagle and The Kite
A Kite brags to an Eagle in order to woo the Eagle. The Eagle weds the Kite and then asks the Kite to demonstrate the truth of the tale. It was a lie.
Some people will do anything to get what they want.
[Read more…] about A Jackdaw and Pigeons
A Jackdaw tries to be two things but fails at both. Too bad.
He that trims between two interests, loses him with both, but is true to neither.
[Read more…] about The Kites and The Swans
Kites had the gift of song but were enchanted by the neigh of a Horse. In trying to imitate that the Kites lost their ability to sing.
The desire for imaginary benefits often involves the loss of present blessings.
[Read more…] about The Seagull and The Kite
A seagull ate too big a fish and burst his gullet. A passing Kite chided him for being a bird but eating from the sea.
Every man should be content to mind his own business.