November 16, 2016

No one sold ladders tall enough for his needs, so he built his own, rung by rung, until he had a ladder that could reach the thinnest, highest clouds. He wanted to watch the world drop from beneath his feet, watch it change so slowly he would barely notice. He wanted to feel the ladder sway at the top, to swing back and forth, until he was ready to see the earth up close again.

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