What do you suppose they are discussing, with their heads huddled together?
Perhaps they are deliberating imperative matters of serious consequence. The strong tall leaders of fernkind… debating the risks of climate change… strategizing defence… “First we sacrifice the thistles,” they might say. Every great battle has its share of collateral damage after all.
Or perhaps they are just posturing. They who are in positions closest to the oxygen source may just be waiting for natural selection to weed out the small and weak.
You can’t blindly trust the leaders. One does not have to be great to get to the top – just tenacious.
In response to Bikurgurl’s 166th 100 Word Wednesday prompt