Story of a TreeStory of a Tree5 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Story of a Tree
(based on the image "Many Stories of a Tree" by Rezzan
Once upon a time there was a village, and in the village lived a man.
The man had a small property, a hut, located on a very distant corner of the village.
This man had been a very helpful member of the community, and also a hero.
But now, he was very sad. Every night when he sat near the fireplace he remembered happier times, when his wife and his two children shared the warmth of the fire, and laughter and love filled their home.
He remembered how -if it was not too cold or snowing too heavyly they'd climb a nearby hill. They would always bring water with them for a beautiful wild plant that bloomed all year long. It had dozens of gorgeous purple flowers that made his wife and daughter clap their hands and smile in delight. His wife always took some home when they left, to put them in a vase in the center of the dining table. She thought that these flowers protected their home and he tho