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Unfinished Dreams

 |  micro writing

She came before me out of the moist predawn ground, as insubstantial as the morning fog, breathtaking beauty obscured by her very nature.
“Boo,” she said.
“Boo to you too,” I replied. “Are a ghost?”
“I am the Ghost of Dreams Past,” she replied. “I am here to show you what you once dreamed for…”
“Why?” I replied. “While everything is not perfect, my life is much better than many others. I should be thankful for what I have.”
“A steady paycheck, decent health, good friends and family, a nondescript life? This is the sum total of your potential? You wanted to save the world, once.”
“I still do,” I told her. “But I wonder if I was being unrealistic.”
“I wonder if you’re being foolish,” she answered back curtly.

The sun rose at that point, driving her away, leaving me to wonder about her words.


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