The Leader Of The Tribe
On a South Pacific island, there was a tribe of Polynesian natives who lived
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I hope this story needs no explanation, but comments are welcome. The concept of this story isn't original, but the wording is my own, except for the punch line.
Comments on this poem/writing:
|MC (220.127.116.11) -- Saturday, May 27 2006, 05:50 pm|
Very clever....enjoyed it very much
|Bipedalguy (18.104.22.168) -- Sunday, May 28 2006, 10:49 am|
Thanks for the nice comment, ROFL.
|MC (22.214.171.124) -- Sunday, May 28 2006, 10:40 pm|
ROFL.....means, roll on floor laughing. This made me laugh, unexpectedly. Thanks for writing it.
|aleaffalls (126.96.36.199) -- Sunday, December 24 2006, 01:07 am|
This is a Sherman/Peabody story. Did you know?
|aleaffalls (188.8.131.52) -- Sunday, December 24 2006, 01:26 am|
Actually I was wrong. It's a "Fractured Fairy Tale" from the same series. Was it Rocky and his friends. Anyway your moral is the same.
|Bipedalguy (184.108.40.206) -- Sunday, December 24 2006, 02:01 am|
I heard a version of it on the way to work, while car-pooling in the early 60's. (from a co-worker)
Naturally, I only remembered the concept, and I'm surprised if there is much similarity between my text and the original written version. I never knew of the written version, but I assumed that it had been in print somewhere.
I think that part of my poem "Kiss" came from something that I heard a fragment of at some time. I know I never read it, but I researched the net carefully, and couldn't find a trace. I never knew when or from where it it came, but the line next to the last, "what matter all these things" is from something I heard somewhere, or I dreamed it.
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