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Life in Six Hundred WordsKyle Johnson's face was a mixture of anticipation and worry as he paced around in the clean, white hospital waiting room. There were others in the room, also pacing or sitting apprehensively, but Kyle paid no heed to them. His attention was focused on only one thing.
It opened! All eyes quickly snapped towards the door, faces lighting up with hope. A man in a clean white coat came out, clipboard in hand and called out in a soft, yet unwavering voice, "Mr. Johnson?"
Kyle felt a wave of anxiety surge through his body as he quickly made his way to the doctor. As he approached, he saw a slight twinkle in the doctor's eyes and immediately, he knew. He looked at the doctor, his eyes pleading for confirmation. It was given: "Congratulations. It's a boy."
Aaron Johnson danced around excitedly in the car. "Are we there yet, Mommy?" he asked eagerly.
"Almost, sweetie," replied Lori, distractedly. As a mother, she was understandably nervous about releasing her son into the world, but it
Odd FlowerMany an odd flower I've found,
Petals, torn, cast into the ground.
Hope, if only true, was given
Then taken back.
How It Began"God, your two o'clock is here."
"I have a two o'clock?"
"He's been here since 7:45. I figured it's only polite to... sir."
God sighed. "Fine, send him in."
While He waited God cleared His desk of papers and blueprints; no need for outsiders to see His plans. Soon enough the door to His office opened and God stood, smiled, held out a hand towards one of the two visitor's chairs.
"God! Great stuff you're doing in sector 2-7-0! Great stuff!"
The man's hands were clammy, his handshake limp. Rumpled suit, porkpie hat, briefcase... oh Jes-- oh dear, a salesman. God's smile slipped a little but He soldiered on gamely. With luck He could shoo the poor guy away in a few minutes.
"So, what can I do for you?"
The man sat, briefcase across his knees. "Sector 2-7-0! Everyone's talking about it! What do you call it? Man and merman?"
"Man and woman, actually. And thanks. But we're pretty busy around here, and..."
"Oh! Right! No time for the wicked, eh?" The salesman winked and popped his briefcase,
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