Phoebe the Fig Tree by Tracey Brown
Approx. 850 words.
Published on September 3, 2012.
Have you ever felt hopeless and wish somehow something would change? This is the story of Phoebe, a lonely and sad fig tree who can't make any fruit, much less any friends, no matter how hard she tries. Even the master threatens to cut her down. Yet the gardener has a plan. Will he save Phoebe or add to her humiliation and suffering?