The Cloud Who Learnt to Hug. 280 words.

This is a piece I had written some time ago. It was an idea the kept revolving in my head and finally I put it down on paper. One question remains unanswered. Should I make it longer?   Please let me know what you think.

Mudpile Wood

(Inspired by a dream from Breeze)

Tiny cloud was small and thin.

At first he didn’t notice how small he was.  He dived and soared. When he tired of this he stopped and looked around him.


High above him large clouds rolled in an elegant and smooth fashion. They flowed through the sky.

He wished he  could dance like they could.

A cloud ducked low over the earth and  sat on a mountain.  He must be tired, Tiny cloud thought.

Then as tiny cloud watched the giant cloud hugged the mountain.

He felt sad.

“I want to learn to hug.” He sang as he whizzed past his bigger friends.

“Slow down, enjoy” they whispered. “It will happen when it happens.”

But he was gone.  “I want to be big and great” he sang.

Birds didn’t notice him or hear him. He was moving too fast.

He dived around the…

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5 thoughts on “The Cloud Who Learnt to Hug. 280 words.

  1. Had this idea when i was small that i could capture a cloud in a jam jar.. this seemed like a nice thing to do, maybe ive already mentioned this. Perhaps i was looking for your little cloud who could hug and would keep me company. AS a grown up i feel a little sad that i wanted to capture anything in a jam jar.

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      • Thank you.. have written something as Fantasy, that im a little bit proud of and althou its released am waiting for inspiration to illustrate it myself as cost of illustrators i like is astronomical – then rerelease.

        In anticipation of this event 🙂 have booked into a one day course given by an Illustrator to make a Journal with extra bits.. butterflys and things like this which might be a nice way to present my story.

        About the cloud perhaps i was read too much moomintroll when i was small. My parents also made up storys about interesting small characters who lived in our house

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