Gabonese folktale (The man and the Poopoo) by Cynthia
The scene happens in a Gabonese village. One day,a young man come to see his father and tell him: Father, I decided to marry a woman who lives in an other village far from here.The father congratulated him. And told him: Tomorrow, we will go in the village of the girl very early in the morning. But I would like to give you an advice,my son. Tomorrow,during the trip do not eat peanut butter,do not eat peanut butter. The son promised not eat it. During the night ,he took some peanut butter to eat during the trip without telling his father. The following day,they drove in direction to the village of the young girl. In the car,the son did not stop to eat again and again peanut butter during hours without telling his father. At the middle of the road,the son wanted to go to the bathroom in the forest to do the poopoo.The father told him not to go but he told his father i really needed to go.He went to the forest to do the Poopoo. When he finished,the poopoo started to follow him .It sang(i am going with you, bis). The man took the poopoo and threw it in the forest.But the poopoo still followed him and sang (i am going with you). He dug a long hole and put the poopoo inside.When he was in the car.He noticed that it still followed him.Finally,the poopoo stuck him on the chest and he obliged to go with the poopoo. It smelled very bad.His father told him,why did you eat peanut butter? At their arrival in the village,nobody was comfortable because it smelled too bad.The young girl refused to marry the young man. He went back to his village very sad without wife.
The moral of this story is : We must follow the advices of our parents because they are wisdom and have an experience of life.