Laying on my back, I gaze upon the universe in all her brilliant beauty. Millions of worlds look back at me. Vibrant hues illuminate the calm island waters. Starlight bounces playfully off the night-time glow. A soft breeze rustles grains of sand across the tops of my feet. A tear crosses my temple, sinking into the sand. The wind, the likely cause (or so I tell myself).
Staring continually into the midnight black, I see a flicker in the great distance. A subtle flash brightens the sky momentarily. It appears as if a star has fallen, and has begun to ascend on this island.
Drifting down to me, as if on a cloud; I wait hastily.
“Is this another?” I wonder.
The object continues its elegant, almost tranquil descent.
Frozen, I cannot move. I use my eyes to look in the direction of the now landed craft. Something emerges. My watery eyes, too blurry to see.
A calmness follows the being. As if casting an aura. It lays down beside me, and gazes into the open wonderment of space. I try to speak, but cannot.
“I can hear you,” it says. “What is this place?”
“We take the things that we love, and we build on them.” I reply.
“Are more to come to your world?” It questions.
“This isn’t my world, just how I perceive it.”
Before I can answer more of this creatures questions, or ask my own, a force pulls me upward. Feels as if a hand has wrapped me in its fist. My limbs tangle helplessly.
“Stop! I have so many questions!” I shout skyward.
My vision blurs more. Stars duplicate as the force pulls harder and faster. Blurred vision and a heavy head overcome me.
“But, my paradise…”
via Daily Prompt: Recreate
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