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Four Left Hooves

Misstep one, Misstep two, Sorry for barreling into you. For most graceful, I get no one's vote. I'm the klutziest, clumsiest mountain goat.
We're supposed to be agile, nimble and sure, But I stumble and trip, my legs all a blur. I'm very unsteady.  Balance?  A stranger. To myself and others, I pose quite the danger.
We live high up, near mountain tops, Walking along crags, looking down on steep drops. A klutzy goat is nobody's friend. It's lonely at the bottom, worse as we ascend.
Some begin to come near, then start to think better, Afraid I may cause them to take a header. So alone I grazed, far below the rest. My equilibrium I dared not to test.
I'd grown used to the distance, it's really not bad. But there were times I'd feel down and get sad. My herd wasn't mean, not cruel nor cold-hearted. I knew they felt bad when all this had started.
It wasn't my fault, but it's really unjust. Because for my kind, steadiness is a must. I'd s…

Good Things Come in Small Pachyderms

The littlest elephant was tired of hearing She was too small, adults would say sneering. "Be careful of that!", "Don't go near this!" When she came around, they would quickly dismiss.
When they would all go to the watering ground, Everyone would go in and spray water around. Little one, so excited, would get ready to leap Before being scolded and told, "It's too deep."
The sunsets on savannas are a sight to behold, Seeing shades of bright pink, purple and gold. But little one couldn't see, though she did try  her best,  Stuck in the back, smaller than the rest.
At feeding time the herd gathered round trees, But little one, only as high as Mom's knees, Was forced to beg and forced to beseech. Being so small, she just couldn't reach.
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