I remember when I was just a sapling, just beginning to stretch out of the ground. There were many other trees around me. Some were so tall I shuddered with fear, others were small like me. We were surrounded by lush forestry. I thrived in the sun, basked in it daily. But I didn't just stretch out of the ground, I stretched under as well. My roots dug deeper and farther entangling with other trees, it was as if we were touching a part of each others souls. I was happy with that life. We remained that way for many years.
One day, I felt the earth tremble. I didn't know what it was for a while, but then I felt trees being cut off from my roots. Our souls were no longer connected. Our roots were still connected but there was nothing there... It felt quite empty and lonely. I didn't know why this was happening; I would just feel the pain from the others then, nothing. Then the trembling got stronger and I saw them. Man made machin