Making lesbians happy – one book at a time

The Tiger

Once upon a time there was a beautiful, strong tiger.

images

 

One day a Hunter jumped out from behind a tree and captured her.

tiger2

 

He threw the tiger in a cage. Every day the Hunter would come visit the Tiger.

The Tiger said to the Hunter on the first day, “I am very beautiful. Is that why you captured me?”

“No,” the Hunter said. “You are ugly.”

The second day the Tiger said to the Hunter, “I am very strong. Is that why you captured me?”

“No,” the Hunter said, “You are weak.”

Every day after that the Hunter would visit the tiger in the cage and say, “You are ugly. You are weak.”

cage

Years went by and the Tiger began to believe the words of the Hunter. She never tried to escape the cage. She sat sadly in the corner and cried her life away.

One day a Lion walked by the cage. He looked at the Tiger. “Why don’t you try to escape?” he asked.

“I can’t. I’m too weak,” the Tiger replied.

“Oh, no,” said the Lion. “I think you look very strong.”

“I do?”

“Yes. Why don’t you try to escape and see?” said the Lion.

The Tiger rose, summoned all her strength, threw herself against the bars of the cage and lo and behold! The cage burst open! The Tiger and the Lion ran away, through the forest, and over the mountain. They stopped at a stream to drink. The Tiger looked into the water at her own reflection and said, “Oh! Look how beautiful I am!”

water

 

 

I don’t know who wrote this story or where it originated, but feel free to share it!


Save 30% when you buy the boxed set!

box set_edited-1

Also available to borrow!

Comments on: "The Tiger" (3)

  1. Traci Clark said:

    OOOOO!! Love this! Rev. Douglas told this story as the childrens moment not too long ago.

  2. This is beautiful! Thank you so.much for sharing!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: