Basketball Dreams

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Basketball Dreams

Fighting Words Dublin, Grace Park ETNS, Drumcondra, 3rd Class, 18th June 2024

“I want a basketball please,” says Stuart the Penguin to his mum, while eating a fish.

“My friend Penguin Jordan is coming over later & I need a basketball to play with him.”

Suddenly they hear a loud boom far away! It is his best friend, Penguin Jordan, riding on his bike, crashing into a bin.

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Basketball Dreams

“Hi,” says Penguin Jordan.

“Pick up the rubbish,” says Stuart’s mum, Matilda.

Later, Stuart & Jordan are playing basketball together. His sister Izzy comes over & kicks the basketball away. Izzy says: “Do you really like basketball? It’s so bad.” Stuart responds, “it’s not as bad as ballet.”

“How dare you!” says Izzy, while walking away, eating the basketball.  

Stuart is very upset because that basketball cost a trillion fish eyeballs.

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Basketball Dreams

As she walks away, she gets swallowed by a polar bear & Stuart thinks to himself, “that’s what you deserve.”

As an apology for the loss of the basketball, Stuart’s mum buys him a rainbow pig named Patricia.

Penguin Jordan returns & shoots a three pointer with the pig.

And then the pig starts flying…