New fables of Aesop 9: One tree of persimmon

a tree of persimmon  


Once upon a time, there was a tree of persimmon in a valley between two mountains.

Monkeys lived in each mountain peacefully.





two mountains

One monkey found the tree of persimmon in the valley.

“ Come autumn, the tree seems to bear splendid fruits.”

However, a monkey of opposite mountain has stared at here.

“ Monkeys of opposite mountain seem to take these.”









This young monkey returned to his group and talked with an elder.

“Is a tree of persimmon in the valleys our thing?”

The elder answered that he didn’t know about the old days, and you should not contact with it.

Then a robust monkey that had been hearing it said.

“ Well then, we should prevent his picking persimmons.










At first, several monkeys came out from both mountains, and they glared at each other on both sides of the tree of persimmon.

One monkey said at a certain moment.

“ You must not pick these.”

“ In reverse, you really must not pick these.”


The robust monkey said to everybody.

“ Must be not underestimated by them, and everybody must show fighting posture with holding a stick in your hand!”

The elder looking at it rebuked young monkeys.

“ It will become irreparable.”


Before long, young monkeys of two groups with a stick came to face each other all together in the valley.

Then, the battle started in the wake of having given someone’s cough.









「舐めらんじゃないぞ! 皆、手に棒を持って戦う姿勢を示せ!」







The year, autumn came to the valley.

Nobody ate persimmons, and when it became red ripe, it only fell into the ground.

If look closely, “ Brave man died here.” It had been written to a mossy monument.










Categories: essay, <english language, <japanese language, Series: New fables of Aesop | Tags: , | 2 Comments

Post navigation

2 thoughts on “New fables of Aesop 9: One tree of persimmon

  1. Gorgeous monkey photos.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at

Sajeda Amro view

My own view of the world (even though I have no balcony) as a Palestinian girl

Jay Colby

Life, Inspiration & Motivation

Nigar zindani

Imagining hoping believeing makes unreal so real..

Top Ruby on Rails ebooks

No two persons ever read the same book. –Edmund Wilson

Genç Yazarlar Klübü

Edebiyatı tüccarlardan alıp,halka vereceğiz.


Cooking for everyone (La cuisine pour tout le monde)


food, travel and musings of a TV presenter.


Can poverty travel? Or is it reserved for the privileged? We're undecided, but possibly you could help us decide.


Food, Road Trips & Notes from the Non-Profit Underground

Learn Fun Facts

An Archive of Curious Facts for the Curious


Alive and Have Dreams

Orbis Marketing

Orbis Marketing, The Smart Choice

Tales of a Curious mind

Words are wild -To tame WORDS is to master LIFE!

We're the Travelers

Travel Magazine of beginner writers - by Traveller Dave

Natalie Breuer

Natalie. Writer. Photographer. Etc.


Love beckons,WILL YOU ANSWER THE CALL?Here's to love, this is why i write

Atropa Belladonna Von Coup

reader , writer , poet , person

%d bloggers like this: