The wind blew the whispers through the animal forest and the sheep heard in her horn what the dragonfly had whispered.
“Ah,” said the sheep and off she went, “the dragonfly is feeling stifled and uptight again, I think.”
“So nice”, said the dragonfly, “that you could come so quickly. Would you like a sip of water? River water, brook water, well water, …”
“Ditchwater”, said the sheep, who knew that the dragonfly always wanted to attend to every detail, although she already knew that the sheep always drank ditchwater.
“Yes, yes,” said the dragonfly, “but you never know. Perhaps this was the day you wanted something else.”
“Oh,” said the sheep, “I actually never want something else.”
“Sheep,” said the dragonfly, “do you ever get the feeling that you are more than fits into you?”
You can continue reading in my book with fables that is published by BoekScout and can be found in their webshop.
The book is bilingual: Dutch-English and is titled:
HOE HET ZO GEKOMEN IS / HOW IT ALL CAME TO BE
psychologische fabels / psychological fables
*As in all fables, the stories mirror human behaviour. Through the animals’ characters, we actually look at ourselves and our society. The fables are contemplative, yet vivid and quite humorous.*
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