One night, two birds were seen arguing over
who should be tending over the nest they
both built high atop the tree. The fact is both
of them should. But because they both loved
the nest, they thought that building the nest
was all there is to do. And so, they were both
seen busily building the nest day in and day
out. For some peculiar reason, each weren’t
conscious over what the other had done and
in their haste, they forgot to stop, admire
nor praise each other for the fine handiwork.
Instead, both of them kept complaining that
the other should be doing the tending. Well,
the moon just beamed its widest smile. “It is
a strong nest!” the moon says. ” Needed no
Beautiful. Sometimes we are preoccupied with ourselves, we don’t notice what good others are doing. Nice read.
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reminds a person to praise and not complain some things dont need fixing
yea… tq for dropping by alexandria! maybe you’d enjoy my other writings as well- the hunter perhaps?
Full of imagery, this one. Nicely done.
You’ll find mine here.
tq anthony- sure will..
Ah that we would all learn the lesson of the moon! These words speak volumes! Thanks again for dropping by my place!
tq lear n nice of you to drop by..
some deep wisdom in your finely crafted tale…
glad you noticed it was a tale- the rest thought it was a poem haha!
This speaks so much about how we all lose our perspective! beautiful poem.
yea but this isnt a poem- ji did this to me and i am so embarrassed haha!
No poem 🙂 But Jingle knows best! I do love the Moon’s lines.
hey thanks mair- wink!
Thanks for sharing. I hope you will visit my sites:
Tim Keeton – A Writer’s Tale
The Undead Poets Society
(Undead)Poet / Wizard / Teller-of-tales
A Week 19 Perfect Poet Award Winner
sure will! wait..
Interesting way to tell a story with a moral — makes one stop and think… tell it like it is here… good stuff.
came by jingles today, first time a visiting
hey- care to explore.. you are welcome anytime joanny! (wink!)
very thought provoking. nice job!
tq tekia as always..
I love the moon…… :)! beautiful illuminating story!
3 moons for u ( O ) ! Heartspell
? 3 moons? whats that heartspell? haha..thanks!
symbols of a moon 1. ( crescent moon
2. o full moon
3. ) crescent moon turned the other way
hope that explains my silliness
cute haha! its not silly- its your way of looking at things.. nice!