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NaPoWriMo – Day Twenty-Two: In The End

A mouse can’t eat an elephant, not in one sitting at least. That’s what we can boil it down to, the basics of possibility in that everything becomes an eventuality eventually. When you learn to scuff the corners off time, it becomes something else. I like to shake it out as if it were a tablecloth on the front steps. Free the crumbs into the wind and see what grows when the tides settle enough for things to find a place. When I’m done I use the same folds to pack it away. No harm in that. Better than bending time into shapes it won’t understand. Hidden, it can’t do much but carry on as it was, idling the hours away, the minutes, the moments, the breathes. I wonder if time can waste itself? Perhaps the dark ages were teenage years, where getting out of bed seemed pointless. It was easier to let things muddle by without any real effort. Asteroids were an eraser but like any chalk board a few ghosts get left behind. …