Short Story (Part 2), written by: Mapy

The old turtle went into the cave and began to walk. Croky started to sing out aloud so the turtle could hear him.

The little frog sang louder and louder forgetting all his complexes, ensuring that the turtle could hear him from the cave.

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His voice sounded clear and beautiful. Croky could not believe it, he was singing great and very loud!

Then he went inside the cave and continued to sing. His voice was like a speaker inside the cave, and lots of animals heard it from the forest and approached. What a wonderful surprise Croky got when he went out and saw all the forest animals there applauding and congratulating him, rabbits, squirrels, birds, deers…and, of course, his two sisters were there very excited, applauding him.

Croky couldn´t believe it. He actually began to cry with joy, it was the best day of his life!

Then he looked at the turtle and said: “Thank you very much, I couldn´t have done it without you. How did you do it?”

– “It wasn´t me, It was you! Your beautiful voice has always been there, but you couldn’t find it because you were only concerned with your complexes. You just needed to have self-confidence and believe in yourself ” – the wise turtle smiled and added – “Now sing us another song, we are all waiting for it!”

Croky looked at all of them, breathed deeply and began to sing from the bottom of his heart.


Have you missed The singing frog (part 1)? Click here to read it.

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