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Golden Ram

A fortune teller told the Golden Ram 
The boy would slit his throat and hang his fleece.
‘Oh, what an ingrate,’ cried the ram in shock.
He then refused to help and grew obese.

* just some silliness - in the real version, the Golden Ram rescues Phrixus and then the boy sacrifices him

for Shadow's contest

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  1. Date: 6/18/2013 4:06:00 PM
    Hey jack really like this,,

  1. Date: 6/17/2013 10:50:00 AM
    Interesting write here Jack..the best i've read today baa none..'Hey i'm feeling sheepish for putting that...' take care Joe..'

  1. Date: 6/16/2013 4:51:00 AM
    nothing like a bit of silliness on a Sunday morning Jack, have a good one xx

  1. Date: 6/15/2013 9:54:00 PM
    I'm not familiar with any version, my friend, however, I enjoyed reading your poem and should look up the story. Thanks for sharing, Jack! Always interesting writes! Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 6/15/2013 8:12:00 PM
    This write will do well in the contest...I really enjoyed reading it this evening! What a delightful tale you have spun around for us to read! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 6/15/2013 6:39:00 PM
    Reads like a winner ...Enjoyed...Sara

  1. Date: 6/15/2013 2:34:00 PM
    hmmm, I can't remember which contest this would be. I'll have to find shadow's contest. Good one. I thought you were gonna make the obese ram not be able to run away from the boy when he goes to slit its throat!

  1. Date: 6/15/2013 12:13:00 PM
    I like your happy ending much better thanks

  1. Date: 6/15/2013 11:02:00 AM
    Funny, Jack... good luck in the contest... Terry