The Enemy of the Good (eideteker) wrote,
The Enemy of the Good

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We interrupt your regularly scheduled journal experience...

A single grain of sand falls. Its movement seems to be of the smoothest transience, but in reality, it spins frantically downward; each of its sides buffeted in turn by the roar of passing air. As each invisible cushion acts upon whatever facet happens to be nearest, the crystalline cube is rocked to and fro, spun on each of its axes. The last light of day comes in at a low angle and impinges upon each surface in turn; reflecting here, refracting there. The light generally scatters with the effect of rendering the shifting surfaces opalescent in the near view. From farther away the effect is invisible.

The fall of a single grain of sand can only mean that the end is near. With it, likely comes a new beginning. Likely, but we never know for sure until we've got there.

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