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An inspiring message to stay strong during the hard times.

Submitted:Oct 26, 2013    Reads: 22    Comments: 0    Likes: 1   

I propped my weary body up against a tree. Thoughts swimming. Mind doing the tango.

And yet... and yet...

I just felt so relaxed. My thoughts smoothed out, creating a bubbly gush of beautifully-pieced memories in the brake of the waves sloshing in my head. So soothing. So comforting.

And yet... and yet...

Suddenly a hideous beast emerged from my once-serene sea and bellowed for the world to hear. His razor-sharp claws swiped at me, and the chase was on. I didn't know why this threatening monster was struggling so hard to destroy all things tranquil in my life. But I had to stop it.

And yet... and yet...

The warm, happy memories. I couldn't just leave them behind. They would be crushed by the destructive feet of the giant. In a daring streak, I leaped into the water, beast's hairy foot gaining on me.

It was too late to save us both. I hesitantly tossed my memories to shore as the foot landed, brutally shattering my leg and rib cage.

And yet... and yet...

I felt no pain. But I felt suddenly hallow- as if echoes passed through with a simple breath. I felt fearless, like I could fly. Maybe forever without tiring.

I woke up in a strange environment where everyone stared at me, stared at the freak and weirdo I am. Now forver-known as the weak and crippled one. And now I would be treated differently. I certainly did not want this.

And yet... and yet...


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