Under a gloomy gray sky, she looked at the shattered pieces of her life strewn at her bleeding feet. She stood there dumbfounded. Everything was gone in mere moments! She cried and almost just gave up, but…
Time kept moving.
The sun crept out from behind the clouds.
She grabbed a broom and began to clean up the mess that had been her life and threw it away. She kept a couple of small pieces to remind herself of the before times. She then made a cup of tea and looked at the horizon.
The phoenix watched and learned.
hat she loved to do was count the stars in the night sky W
nly she knew she could never get an accurate number O
ot once did she let it stop her from what she perceived was her duty N
etermined to be a witness to every star’s existence in its moment of time D
verything comes to an end, and one day she might be the only one to notice E
emembering the dot of light for what it might have been before it wasn’t there anymore R
iven how much it meant to her, this failure left her soul feeling heavy G
eason told her this time wasn’t any different then the million times before R
nd she knew she should let go of that emotional weight A
anity wouldn’t let that happen, though V
t kept her rooted firmly on the ground I
hat pressure to beat Sisyphus by pushing up her metaphorical boulder T
ielded the same result. She never left her personal black hole Y
hat’s when she pulled up her sleeves before T
eaching behind his ear to pull out a twenty-dollar bill R
t amazed not only the crowd, but her as well I
hecking again, she pulled yet another twenty from his ear. She tried again C
ept pulling out the money yet no one noticed his ears seemed to grow pointy K
very new beginning has that night before E
eiled in ambiguousness and anonymity V
xperience that tonight, and may your tomorrow be ever changed E
hich way should I go next? W
s the summer breaks over the horizon A
umber of paths open up before me N
estiny awaits on the other side D
very step will be an adventure E
eady or not, here I come! R