Aesop's Jacked Fables

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The Travelers and the Plane Tree

TWO TRAVELERS, worn out by the heat of the summer's sun, laid themselves down at noon under the wide spreading branches of a Plane Tree. As they rested under its shade, one of the Travelers said to the other, "What a singularly useless tree is the Plane! It bears no fruit, and is not of the least service to man."

The Plane Tree, interrupting him, said, "You ungrateful fellows! Do you, while receiving benefits from me and resting under my shade, dare to describe me as useless, and unprofitable?"

"Shut up you fucking tree!" Screamed the other of the travelers. "Must every fucking thing on this planet talk at all times?!" he asked the gods.

Every fucking thing on this planet must talk at all times.

The Travelers and the Plane-Tree (original fable)

TWO TRAVELERS, worn out by the heat of the summer's sun, laid themselves down at noon under the widespreading branches of a Plane-Tree. As they rested under its shade, one of the Travelers said to the other, "What a singularly useless tree is the Plane! It bears no fruit, and is not of the least service to man." The Plane-Tree, interrupting him, said, "You ungrateful fellows! Do you, while receiving benefits from me and resting under my shade, dare to describe me as useless, and unprofitable?"

Some men underrate their best blessings.

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