Pedro, The Pig that Wanted to Fly/14

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With a slight jump and a flap of his wings he took off into the sky. He made a few passes above and landed back on the edge of the trough and sat there.
“Now”, he said: “Climb up on top of the fence post, think hard, give yourself a push upwards and move your legs fast. You are too fat to get off the ground by yourself”.
“O.K.,” said Pedro and climbed up on the fence post. He sat there, looked at the other animals, smiled, took a deep breath and jumped up, like a diver plunging into a pool.