Each night, deep in the mountains, a Dragon counted his treasure; each morning he wanted more.
One evening he flew over a lake. Looking down, he spotted diamonds, but his greedy talons caught only water.
An Owl watched him all night, swooping and diving among the stars. “How beautiful,” she thought.
Not all treasures can be held in the hands.
This week we were asked to write an original fable in exactly 51 words, excluding the moral at the end. Check out the rest of the stories on the YeahWrite microprose grid!