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Hunger Strike at the Lions Den: The lions show Nebuchadnezzar who's boss
Posted by R. Wesley Lovil, Nov 14, 2010. 1438 views. ID = 4135

Hunger Strike at the Lions Den

Posted by R. Wesley Lovil, Nov 14, 2010. 1438 views. ID = 4135
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Daniel thinks that God is a good union organizer.
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Gather around my fellow lions, we need to talk. When we first signed on with old Nebuchadnezzar I thought it was a pretty good gig, I mean how do you beat three hots and a cot for free. But that was then and this is now and I have to say I'm getting tired of nothing but humans to eat. I'm telling you I'd kill for a good side of zebra right now, oh, or how about some nice firm gazelle, you know, with just that touch of gamey to add flavor.

Today is the day for a hunger strike, we're not too hungry after the three Egyptians they fed us yesterday. We have to show them if they want us to do their dirty work for them they are going to have to give some variety every once in a while. OK now so we all agree the next loser that gets tossed in our den we just ignore him like last week's pot roast. Look junior, I don't care if you good nosh a little we need to stand firm.

All right my brothers now is our chance to show our strength they look like they're ready to give us another poor schlep to eat. Look it's just some skinny kid, there no meat on them bones. You know what else, there is no sense of fear smell on him, I personally won't eat anything that doesn't at least smell like it's afraid of me. Everybody just ignore this guy and then next time maybe they'll give us something decent to eat. OK, all together now everybody say, 'Pride power.'

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This post is part of a writing prompt: A Hungry Lion


Nov 16, 2010
I read this at school; my students wondered why I was chuckling under my breath. :)
   ~Posted by Douglas, Nov 16, 2010

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