You were outside again, shirtless and kneeling in mud, thanking God and Mother Earth for Science.
I interrupted to pull a clean t-shirt over your head, mentioning how your combination of gratitudes was strange, because the three usually take opposing sides.
You explained (slowly) how intangibles don’t take sides– how people just pretend in order to possess power when feeling lonely.
You said we’d be better off imagining useful things, like dragon-bots.
It seemed frivolous then, but now I think even dragon-bots would be more valuable than the wars we imagine.
For tomorrow– for you–
I endeavor to pretend better.
Today, I’m pretending that flowers have microscopic landscapes in their center, where people grow. What are you pretending?
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