Love Thyself Last

Love Thyself Last

by Ulf Wolf
     
 

A visual suggestion. A movement of the air, a fluttering. Into the corner of his eye.


Not even that. It was more like a barky whisper as he strode past the old tree on his left. A gentle tap on his shoulder which didn’t register for a few more steps: words, it said, carved. In the bark. He stopped and turned. Looked back, up. Took the tree in.

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A visual suggestion. A movement of the air, a fluttering. Into the corner of his eye.


Not even that. It was more like a barky whisper as he strode past the old tree on his left. A gentle tap on his shoulder which didn’t register for a few more steps: words, it said, carved. In the bark. He stopped and turned. Looked back, up. Took the tree in. An oak it was, old and grand. And silent. As if denying having said any such thing.


Trevor retraced his last few steps, then faced the tree again. The somber trunk, thick and gray and brownly furrowed. No words. He stepped back a little, looked again, tried to envision the spot that had spoken, if indeed it had. Still no words. He approached the tree again, looked closer. Shook his head: no, there was nothing. Though he could have sworn.


But as he straightened and turned to go, there it was again, the same whisper, peripherally: definitely something—what was that?


Again he faced it, and again, nothing.


Now he stepped all the way up to the tree, scanning it closely for letters. Touched it now. Still nothing. Took two steps back to get a different point of view. Scanned the bark again, probed it with his eyes, in depth, asking it to give it up. No, no. Still nothing. Strange illusion, though. For he could have sworn.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940045053945
Publisher:
Ulf Wolf
Publication date:
10/25/2012
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
397,792
File size:
0 MB

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