Look on These Works, Ye Mighty

A beach world parable

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There once was a man who lived in a world of water and sand. The ocean lay one way, the desert in the other. The man lived in the place where ocean and desert met — on the beach. He spent his days walking the thin line of his world. At night he’d sleep beneath palm trees. He’d eat the fruit that fell from their branches, drink the water the rain left pooled in their leaves…

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Gunner Barrett

Gunner Barrett

Groovy Writer of Supple Words, LaserDisc Apologist, Grand Intellectual, Seer of Greasy Auras; Bots Welcome. Stories vaguely organized in my lists.