She lived in a mango tree.
She had lived there since she was a puppy.
She loved the view and the feeling of “living above the others”.
She loved to pluck the fresh mangoes from the tree (when we were not looking).
She enjoyed trotting down the stairs to pick up the newspaper.
She enjoyed barking when the birds chirped.
She would lay on the balcony to sunbathe.
She would block our way, and refuse to budge.
She misses her mango tree, since we moved last year.
She whines everyday, hoping that we would bring her near.
Now that she’s here, she refuses to leave.
I take out a treat that she can not resist.
“Say goodbye to the mango tree,” I say.
“Woof! Woof!’ she replies.
Now we really have to go.
We turn to the mango tree and wave our last goodbye.
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Written for Mondays Finish the Story.
Your challenge is to finish the story using 100-150 words, not including the sentence provided. Don’t forget to use the opening sentence…
Finish the story begins with: “She lived in a mango tree.”