THE MEANING OF LIFE…

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pages of a book curved into a heart shape

pages of a book curved into a heart shape

Our existence is like a three acts comedy that we expect to understand, even though we don’t remember the first, did not go through the second, and did not see the third…

EXCERPT 6, from “Jesus Smith and the Ordinary Wonders”.

Gaia was puzzled and found it increasingly difficult not to stare at the many ridges on the dwarf’s skin.

“My wounds were never as deep as yours, and they are perfectly healed,” he reassured, “just like yours will be by the end of the day.”

A sudden discomfort insinuated in Gaia’s mind.  She had always favored logic over riddles and needed to know why a perfect stranger was talking to her like the closest of friends.

“I was your best friend in a time you can’t remember,” continued Cort, as if he had just read her mind.  ” We have fought side by side, but I have never been as good as you.”

Gaia froze, waiting for a comfort her logical mind could not provide.  Cort’s next statement didn’t help…

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