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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Ojiwa

 

Once there was a man named Ojiwa. 

Ojiwa bought a house in the City

because it had such a wonderful view of the evening sky.

Ojiwa worshipped the Moon. 

He believed he should sit outside every evening and watch the Moon.

Except when it was raining,

or snowing,

or when he just didn't want to.

It wasn't a very strict religion.

 

One evening Ojiwa's neighbor saw him sitting outside,

looking at the Moon

She asked Ojiwa what he was doing.

Ojiwa told her.

 

That frightened his neighbor.

She told her other neighbors.

It frightened them, too.

Then it made them mad.

Then they contacted a really good lawyer,

and he made it against the law to sit outside at night and look at the Moon.

They passed a law that said Ojiwa had to move.

 

So Ojiwa moved. 

As Ojiwa was leaving, he said to his neighbors,

"You can get rid of everybody who worships the Moon,

but you can't get rid of the Moon."

 

So Ojiwa's neighbors contacted a really smart scientist,

and he's trying to figure out how to blow up the Moon.

 

2:18 pm pst 


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