A fish watches the gulls flying above the lake. The fish wished it had wings. It wished for wings so much in fact, that one morning it awoke to find that wings had sprouted below its fins. The fish did a spin of excitement and swam eagerly towards the surface. It emerged from the water and shot high up into the air. Flapping its wings rapidly, the fish realized that just because it had grown wings, didn’t mean it knew how to fly. The fish dropped onto a nearby wooden fishing dock and shriveled up in the sun.

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