Beyond Days

Of course! They are but visitors to this world, the great stony spheres, much as I am. For if man is but an ephemeral soul clad in the dust of this world, would not a luminous spirit bound in a form of pure stone be the same? I feel that the process is different and more deliberate, as if the spirits within the spheres have built them up from the surroundings with no regard to function and every regard to form. After all, what would a human being look like if we had been designed without regard for base instincts and the crude processes necessary for life? I understand more of their song by the day, and I have also been practicing songs of my own, using the top of a glass bottle. It is a bit like trying to speak Spanish without a tongue, but I wonder if I cannot, perhaps, make some meaning understood all the same.

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