During the day walkers would park their weary bottoms, slug from
water bottles, and then continue up on their journeys. Dogs would poke
inquisitive noses into the bracken whilst their owners stopped to check
their map. Couples would rendezvous, shyly kiss and travel on.
The bench stood in its copse. Its wood carrying memories of when it
had been a tree. Sounds of the horn blowing through Its leaves as his
lordship cantered after the stag. Ladies leaning against its trunk as
their beau picked them wild flowers growing around its base. It
remembered its pain as the sharp blade of the wood mans axe bit into
It sat, listening to the rustles of the wild animals. Feeling the wind flow
over and around it. Hearing the birds chattering as they flew over it.
It sat and waited for you