The Donkey and the Tiger

The image is a colorful, detailed illustration depicting a whimsical scene. A donkey, anthropomorphized and dressed in green traditional Indian attire, appears to be in an intense conversation with a lion, who is roaring back. A tiger, wearing a turban and blue attire, sits nearby, observing the exchange. The setting is outdoors, with lush green grass and a green curtain hanging from above. In the background, there’s a silhouette of an elaborate building structure resembling Indian architecture. The sky is bright with scattered clouds, suggesting it’s either dawn or dusk.

I’m not sure what the original source is of fable this, but in light of the political bickering that seems to be pervasive nowadays, I thought it was worth sharing here. Thanks to my friend Doug for making me aware of it on Facebook, and thanks of course to the original author.!

The donkey told the tiger, “The grass is blue.”

The tiger replied, “No, the grass is green .”

The discussion became heated, and the two decided to submit the issue to arbitration, so they approached the lion.

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