Daily Archives: July 17, 2017

Star-Boy…

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In the beginning…

Star-Boy went about the world

Defending people against their enemies.

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Star-Boy was so strong…

He broke all bows of wood

And armed himself with a bone-bow

A bone-knife

And a stone war-club.

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One day…

Star-Boy came to a village of frogs

The Frog-Men poured out of their lodge to greet him.

They set before him food but no water.

“Whoever goes to the water, never returns,” said the Head Frog-Man.

“A great warrior lives there.”

“He has swallowed many of us alive.”

“So now, we thirst.”

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Star-Boy, himself was thirsty after his meal.

He went down to the waterside and was swallowed by a Big Fish.

With his bone-knife he slashed at the gills of the Big Fish and cut his way  out.

He went back to the Frog-Men and slung the fish carcass at their feet.

“You need thirst no more,” he said.

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