The Soul

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A short story based on afterlife.

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Chapter 1

Shoo,shoo… and a flower pot fell down from edge of a window in a windy city in a stormy world . The master of the house came down the stairs and picked the pot up and placed it on a table. He was an old-looking man, shaved with marks of blade on his face, long hair and purple eyes.

“It seems you’re first to go my friend.” He said with a vibrating voice.

“Tell me what’s happening to you. Do you see anything or feel something? Pain, sorrow or happiness?” He continued.

“I see happiness. It’s pure darkness and a flame of loneliness.” said the violet in the flower pot.

“How is it that you see happiness in loneliness? I was beside you all the time and we had a happy time together, did you not enjoy it that you seek loneliness now?” said the old man

“I thought I had a soul and my soul needed a buddy but I was wrong my friend. We are born to be alone and to make mistakes on our own. We are not like nature, we have beaten it long ago. You and I have all the means to raise ourselves without asking for help that’s why we are spread on the world.” Said the violet.

“But I want to reunite you in afterlife. I want to see you again my friend.” Said the old man.

“Don’t be greedy. You had your time in the world. Joy and sorrow aren’t opposite. They are names given to our fears. Joy for fear of being motionless and sorrow for fear of being pure. Humans want to be something between immobility and pureness, between goodness and evil to feel human while the true meaning of human is to have both.” Said the violet

The old man turned his head to talk to the violet but he only saw an empty broken old here…

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