Cindy and Darnell
An elephant named Cindy has been feeling down for a while now. She thinks she is too fat and has been feeling so weak from eating very little. She spends most of her days by herself standing underneath a tree.
“Oh, I am so tired of being teased about my weight,” she said with sadness, as her ears flap back and forth angrily.
She looked at the lion with sadness. “Whatever,” she said, unfazed by the lion’s grimacing teeth, “If you want to kill me than go ahead and do it.
Darnell felt bad and rubbed his mane against her leg. “I’m not going to kill you.”
Cindy rubbed her trunk against his back. “Do you think that I am too fat? Tell me the truth,” she pleaded.
Cindy Frowned. “No, but most animals are better looking and skinnier than me.”
Darnell blinked his eyes slowly and stared. “Don’t say that,” he begged loudly to comfort Cindy. “You have a large bone structure that was meant to defend jerks like me.”
Cindy titled her head. “But I want to be skinny like a giraffe, and I know I can get this weight off.”
The lion slaps in hand in the dirt with frustration. “Stop talking like that!”
“I have always wished to run as fast as a cheetah, but that will never happen. The lion began to stand very tall. “I don’t need to run fast as my polka
dot competitor. I am a better hunter and the king of the jungle.”
The elephant began to glare at a Giraffe standing nearby and nodded with pride. “I guess I was not meant to be skinny.”
Cindy and Darnell never saw each other again.