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Rattlesnake Fools Coyote
Coyote accept Rattlesnakes offer for dinner.
Coyote was relieved after Rattlesnake left. He couldn't believe just how incredibly uncomfortable he could feel and he wasn't going to let Rattlesnake get away with that, especially after he had gone to all the trouble of making Rattlesnake a Rabbit Stew.
So Coyote found an old dry gourd with seeds in it. He tied it to his tail and shook it with his paw. Perfect, he was all ready to go to Rattlesnake's den.
He crawled as low to the ground as he could, dragging his belly on the dirt. He got grass in his eyes but it didn't matter, he was going to Rattlesnakes den in style.
He knocked as Rattlesnakes door and shook his tail with his paw. Rattlesnake answered the door, "Come in, Coyote," he said with a ssssmile.
Coyote still crawling on his belly and shaking his tail slinked around the edge of the den. It was hard shaking his tail and moving but he managed as best he could. Eventually he was opposite from the door.
Rattlesnake rattled his tail and said, "Make yourself comfortable Coyote, I have made us some nicsssse rat stew."
Coyote shook his tail and said, "Well Rattlesnake, that's just the kind of food that I can't understand."
Rattlesnake hissed in a low silky voice, "Well, Wwwwhat kind of food do YOU undersssstand?"
"I perfer the pollen of the corn silk, now that's food that I can understand" and Coyote shook his tail.
Rattlesnake went out and got some pollen of corn silk and left Coyote in the Rattlesnake's Den. When Rattlesnake came back he slithering up the path and into the den. He was balancing the corn pollen on his head.
Coyote said, "Now if you will just put the corn dust on the end of my nose so that I can eat it I would appreciate it." Coyote crouched as low to the ground as he could and shook his tail with is paw.
Rattlesnake slithered close to Coyote and placed the corn pollen on the coyote's nose and rattled his tail while he worked.
Coyote tried to lick the corn pollen off his nose but no matter which way his tongue went he couldn't reach the tip of his nose. So he asked the Rattlesnake if he could put just a little bit more on the tip of his nose." and again he shook his tail.
Rattlesnake came closer, his tongue flicked right between the Coyote's eyes and carefully place more corn pollen on the tip of the Coyote's nose.
Again the Coyote tried to get the corn pollen off and again the his tongue went all around but without any success. Coyote shook his tail. "I think that I am very satisfied now." he said with a yellow nose, "and I think I will be leaving now."
"I am ssssso glad you came over," Rattlesnake hissed and then rattled his tail as he open the door for Coyote.
Coyote very carefully crawling close to the gound slinked out of the Rattlesnake's Den, shaking his tail with his paw and wearing a bright yellow nose.
When Coyote got down the path he lamented, "I am such a fool. I didn't get anything to eat and made myself look foolish in the bargin."
He went home looking for something to eat.