This story is copyright 1974 by Ursula K. Le Guin. It is transcribed from Le Guin's collection The Compass Rose because I'd like my friends to read it (context).

The Author of the Acacia Seeds

And Other Extracts from the Journal of the Association of Therolinguistics

This story has been removed in response to a request from the literary agency representing Ursula K. Le Guin. I urge you to purchase or borrow a book containing this short story.

--Matt, April 2018