Iggy's Allegories

  An After-Dinner Allegory for Adults  

On the Importance of Having Thick Skin


...Dermott, the bull elephant, can't live with females, can't live without 'em
Elephants are very gentle creatures caught in a very harsh cycle of life and death. Although they are easily the strongest creatures on the planet, they rarely show their physical superiority unless riled up beyond self-control. Incited, the charging Matriarch cannot be stopped by any animal, lake or tree. And of the elephants, the biggest and strongest is the male Bull Elephant who towers over the Matriarch.