Copyright © 2010 Sven Smentkowski
A child looks in wide-eyed wonder
at a universe under glass. A perfect world safely surrounded by water. A sphere
where every galaxy, star, and planet live in perfect harmony.
as the child looks, the child dreams. They begin to dream of plants, animals,
and people living on the planets inside the globe. They dream of perfect worlds
with perfect beings. They dream of planets where words like hatred and war have
no meaning. The child dreams of a perfect universe where there is only peace.
the child dreams, the snow globe begins to change. On a small, unnoticeable
scale, the galaxies begin to slowly turn and the planets begin to move and take
shape. Life begins to develop and soon man begins to build. In a short while
city lights flicker across the surface of a few planets.
a distant planet, a child looks in wide-eyed wonder at a universe under
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