Two trees got into an argument
A fiery and intractable debate
stretched on for decades.
Until, though they had before been best of friends
They now stood at loggerheads
Each refusing to budge.
They turned away from one another, and
For a thousand years, were silent
flew by along long arcs.
came and went, the sun
And then, one of the two grew ill
The other began to feel a pang of realization
Which grew into a trifling of concern
Which, nurtured by old memories
, grew into
The tree turned to nurture his friend back to health
following, they rekindled their dear friendship.
It was as if they'd never argued at all.
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