Twittering Tales — The God Tree

img_0448“The indigenous people worshiped at this remarkable tree.” he said. “Their entire religion was built around it. It was their protector and they were its defenders. But then Trump was elected and the forest was sold to developers. The entire area is being cleared next month.”

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Written for today’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman.

11 thoughts on “Twittering Tales — The God Tree

  1. Kat Myrman January 16, 2018 / 7:32 am

    Oh no!!! But I’m not surprised and in many ways this is happening! Great take on the prompt!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Fandango January 16, 2018 / 7:41 am

      Thank you, Kat. As Joni Mitchell sang, “They paved paradise to put up a parking lot.”

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Marilyn Armstrong January 16, 2018 / 4:18 pm

    You don’t even need Trump for that. Beautiful knolls of trees are sold to developers all the time, before Trump and I’m sure, afterwards too.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Fandango January 16, 2018 / 4:32 pm

      The systematic destruction of all that makes our planet beautiful.


  3. Woman walking Max January 23, 2018 / 1:29 am

    Strong story. I feel half angry and half sad about the prospect of the world covered in concrete.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Fandango January 23, 2018 / 6:32 am

      I’m right there with you. Angry and sad.


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