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Death in an author's eyesWhen an author writes about death and you ask him “why did you kill this character?”, he will usually answer you with something like “it was to make the story more realistic”, “it is because I want the readers to feel this pain of losing someone”, “it is because his death was needed in the plot”, this and that, reasons and motives, but you always just find that there is a plan that lies behind the death of this fictional character.
And it pains you; that even these characters that you barely knew for weeks or months between the fade pages died, giving you this ache in your heart.
A faint voice in your mind speaks: “Why couldn’t I have picked a happily-ever-after story?”
You remember after a while though, that the author did that for a purpose. He had a plot, and he was aiming towards something.
God is always aiming towards something, trying to push you forward to the future that could only be accomplished by this person&
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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