NOW AVAILABLE! OLD GENT
Read Old Gent's story from the old tree's, and his offspring, Young Gent's, points of view!
Sprouting in an old abandoned
field around 1895, Old Gent, a Norway Spruce, grew into a majestic
towering specimen of his species, protective of the old home he saw
built on his lands as a stout sapling. Human activity amused, startled,
frightened and sometimes hurt him, thus he never found trust in the
beaverlike species, until the fifth owner in nine decades moved into the
old house he sheltered. The woman and her spouse proved reverent,
changing his attitudes towards humans. The old tree experienced new
emotions, and gained the name of Old Gent. When terror from the skies
threatened the lands, he stood strong, determined to shield the home and
owners he now loved, and paid a price. As decades weakened his ancient
body with internal decay from injuries, he fought to regrow lost limbs,
racing to once again tower into the skies. He spiraled a few seeds
against the foundation of the old house, where his offspring sprouted.
On his fateful felling day,one stood poised to continue his sire's
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