for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt where the given word is Longevity and the word count 76.
A hundred years ago, a hundred acorns fell from a tree that had stood there for a hundred years before.
Soon after, a sturdy sapling reached for the sun, soaked up rain and resisted the wind.
In time, it became a tree. An oak tree.
Children climbed it, birds nested within its branches.
With hearts carved in its bark, couples declared their undying love.
Others will doubtless do so for a hundred years to come.