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Monkeys In Trees

“Keep to your tree,” warned the one monkey to the other. “This is my tree, that is your tree, we don’t need anything more.”

“But we do!” cried the other monkey, hands in the air. “Oh we do need more, I need more than my tree and you need more than yours!”

“Don’t be absurd,” said the first money to the second. “Why would I need more than this tree. Leaves keep me cool in summer, hollows to hide in come cold and fruit to be eaten all year!”

“But we do, we do!” cried the second. “Can you not see? We need others, other monkeys, not just our trees.”

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Carol J Forrester is a writer trying to be a better one. She’s currently working on her first novel ‘Darkened Daughter’ and attempting to put together a collection of poetry in the hopes of submitting to publication in 2020. She has a 2:1 BA degree in history from Bath Spa University, enjoys judo at least twice a week, and tries to attend poetry events around the Midlands. Her flash fiction story ‘Glorious Silence’ was named as River Ram Press’ short story of the month for August 2014 and her short story ‘A Visit From The Fortune Teller’ has been showcased on the literary site Ink Pantry. Her poem ‘Sunsets’ was featured on Eyes Plus Words, and two of her poems were included in the DVerse Poets Pub Publication ‘Chiaroscuro’ which is available for purchase on amazon. More recently her poem ‘Until The Light Gets In‘ was accepted and published at The Drabble and her poem ‘Newborn’ was published by Ink Sweat & Tears. She has been lucky enough to write guest posts for sites such as Inky Tavern and Song of The Forlorn and has hosted a number of guest bloggers here on Writing and Works.

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