by Janet Hays, The Agora, Vol. 4
they walked along the wall,
The father said, “do you think we could build one better than this?”
“Why yesterday?” said the father who was noticing
some of the stones making
this wall were crumbling or broken.
“Because some of our dreams have been
broken too, and if we start earlier than
today, our stories can be whole and perfect and complete,”
said the son.
“But only if we are very careful and use
perfect judgment in our stone selection,”
the son went on.
“Only if we make no mistakes,” the father added.
“Well then, since we can’t be perfect,
meet me tomorrow,
and we will build a better wall using yesterday’s mended stones.”
Imaginary Landscape By Mary Morgan The Agora Vol. 3