Author: rosefaerie PM
Some objects in space are massive enough to bend the space and time that surrounds them. Some people are like that, too.Rated: Fiction K+ - English - Spiritual/Hurt/Comfort - Words: 160 - Published: 11-11-12 - Status: Complete - id: 3073574
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Some objects in space are massive enough to bend the space and time that surrounds them. Some people are like that, too. And I don't mean in terms of size; after all, some of the heaviest objects in space are the smallest. I mean in terms of the amount of their being. Some people are so great that everything around them – people, luck, even life – bends inwards, accommodating their very presence.
I was not one of those people. Not hours earlier, I had been staring at myself in the mirror and wishing I could lose 5 pounds. Now I felt weightless, insubstantial, barely enough to make a dent into the mattress on which I lay. I was dust; I had no gravity, could pull nothing towards me. I had no potential to burst into flame. I would never be a star, giving off my light into the universe.
I was the emptiness of space itself. I was nothing.