Wisdom More Powerful Than Strength (100 words flash)

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A huntsman with a gun was shooting animals at will. All the animals of the forest united to ensure a way away.

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“I hold more strength and courage to defeat him.” Roared the lion and ran to kill him.

The hunter, alerted by his roar, shot the lion dead.

All animals froze in fright.

The Mr. Old fox said, “Can I try?”

“After Lion has failed?” all surprised.

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Fox quietly sneaked into the huntsman’s house and stole his gun.

The huntsman fled the forest.

“How did you manage this?” all astonished.

“I identified where to produce the effort.” Fox smiled.

About Sanjoy Dutt

Sanjoy Dutt, an engineer, and a linguist is passionate about traveling and writing. He has lived and worked in various places in India and Nepal and now lives in America. While exposed to the struggles of life in early childhood he is a strong believer that challenges in life makes you stronger. He and his wife Lindsay enjoy exploring areas of the US and occasionally struggle with the pots and pans in the kitchen. Sometimes the experiments are delightful.​ Sanjoy has written travelogues and short stories for various journals in Bengali and English. As a child, Sanjoy loved drawing pictures. He has done all the illustrations for his book 'Calcutta in Shorts'.
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3 Responses to Wisdom More Powerful Than Strength (100 words flash)

  1. Belinda Crane says:

    I like the message in this.


  2. dsanjoy says:

    Thanks Belinda Crane


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