Herbie, the goat had a fear of the heights.
He knew it all too well – the fights and the flights.
His heart raced and he felt dizzy inside...
On a quiet summer night, the moon was particularly bright.
Falling asleep was hard, so he decided to take delight.
He took a deep breath and climbed up to catch a sight.
He could now reach for the stars.
Do you think...
a) have recently started an A Capella band named PoultryPhonic. They're not particularly good at singing but they have big hearts and great ambitions.
b) enjoy watching crime-related TV shows, bond over the adrenaline and collectively feel good about being on a calm farm, far from it all.
c) have all signed up for lots of different events and services but have trouble keeping track of their subscriptions.
The boy has decided that he would be a strawberry from now on. A giant one...
Of course there would be the potential danger of being gobbled up within seconds. He could easily be added into an enormous fruit bowl or find himself chopped in a sticky pie. But this was not the time to think negatively. He was now a strawberry. And life was sweeter than ever.
Variations on Ciao
My illustration got selected for the 13th edition of Tapirulan Cultural Association’s Annual Illustrators Contest. It was exhibited at the Santa Maria della Pietà Cultural Center in Cremona, Italy between December 2, 2017 and January 28, 2017.
“Every door and every window is an opportunity for a ciao...
The casual ciao, the curious ciao, the flirtatious ciao, the anticipated ciao,
the hard-to-say ciao... Most of our connections begin and end with a ciao. “
Beyond The Sea