king midas


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  • I shall grant you a wish
  • Let everything I touch, turn to gold.
  • what have I done?!
  • King Midas loved gold. Although very stingy with the gold he already had, he wanted more. Shouting out to Apollo he yells "ONLY THE RICH SHALL KNOW AND HANDLE GOLD"
  • What good is all my gold?
  • After many complaints, King Midas came the the conclusion that he wanted a wish to be granted from Apollo. He wished that everything he touches from now on, turned to gold. After thought of it, Apollo granted Midas' wish.
  • "Midas has donkey ears.. Midas has donkey ears.. Midas has donkey ears"
  • Midas' daughter, the princess, was upset on how ugly the flowers were. Midas ruined all flowers and turned them into gold. Thinking it was a magical thing, Midas couldn't undo what he had done. She then started crying. Midas tried to calm her down by patting her head. Instead, he felt her hair getting stiff under his hands. He gasped in horror, he had turned his own daughter into gold.
  • After a while, Midas could not take not eating and drinking any longer. No matter where he walked, what he touched, anything, it all turned to gold. He was bound to make this all change.
  • Apollo granted Midas' wish of never having the desire of gold again. As a punishment, Apollo gave Midas donkey ears. Midas had tried his best to keep his ears a secret. But, Midas' barbor, was cutting his hair and saw the ears. Midas Swore to the barbor to not tell and the barbor swore to secrecy. Later that night,the barbor dug a hole and whispered inside it.
  • Midas' ears were now social. The entire community found out. And Midas was furious because he knew who he had told and who told everyone. He ordered to have his head cut off for telling. But he then rethought the thought and forgave the man. Due to his forgiveness, Apollo forgave Midas. Apollo turned Midas into an old man and his daughter into a grown woman.
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