The Turtle, and the Swan
There once was a small pond, tucked deep, and tight in a thick forest of oak, and pine, and in this pond lived a Turtle. The Turtle being very slow moving, spent most of his day watching the many creatures that lived in, and around the water. He would watch the Fish play tag, and how they would weave so quickly through the water every which way in an almost rhythmic motion. See the Rabbits as they would laugh and tell jokes to one another, and also listen to the choir of Robins sing their masterpieces atop the tall trees.
But no other creature captivated him as much as did the Swan. She was the most graceful, and most beautiful of all the animals in, not just the pond, but in all the forest. Turtle was infatuated by her gentleness, and the kindness she would show the other animals. Turtle was very much in love. Nothing occupied his thoughts nearly as much she did.
One sunny afternoon, while Turtle was watching Swan dance among the water. He decided that he should go and profess his fee