There once was a boy … who no longer exists

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Once upon a time there was a boy. He lived in a village that no longer exists, in a house that no longer exists, on the edge of a field that no longer exists, where everything was discovered and everything was possible. A stick could be a sword. A pebble could be a diamond. A tree a castle.

Once upon a time there was a boy who lived in a house across the field from a girl who no longer exists. They made up a thousand games. She was Queen and he was King. In the autumn light, her hair shone like a crown. They collected the world in small handfuls. When the sky grey dark they parted with leaves in their hair.

Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.

There once was boy …. who no longer exists.

 

Source: I can read

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    • oh you cant imagine how much I wish I could write such words and lines. But alas .. I dont have that gift as you do 🙂 I mostly just collect things that touch my heart and preserve and share it on this blog .. so that I can access later. And I am glad you liked it 🙂

      I have mentioned the source below.

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