Written on May 1, 2010 – 12:24 pm | by josephine01px2018
This folktale tells us why the sky is so high above us. The story goes like this…
A long time ago, Sky was pretty low. You could reach it if you stood on a stool and reached high on the tip of your toes. Everyone liked it this way, until one day, there was an old woman who was sweeping her front step in front of her house. There was so much dust that Sky coughed and sneezed, but the old woman ignored Sky. Sky soon became frustrated so she told the old woman to stop. The old woman got mad so she threw her broom at Sky. Sky dodged the broom, and furiously told the old woman to stop again, but the she wouldn’t. So Sky cursed at the old woman and went high, high above while sneezing and coughing, thundering and raining. And Sky stayed high above, so that the old woman couldn’t attack her with her broom anymore. And that is how the sky remains today.
I hope you enjoyed my retell of this folktale. (Don’t think this is random because it’s homework. haha.)