Inspired by today Daily Prompt: In 300 years, if you were to be named the patron saint of X, what would you like X to be? Places, activities, objects — all are fair game.
When I saw today’s daily prompt, I immediately knew what I would like to be the patron saint of. Picture the following scenario:
300 years from now a young man arrives at a country home. He is a writer, one who had achieved a lot of fame initially. But all of sudden he has hit a “creative wall”, one that he is finding difficult to climb. A wise old man had told him that if he wants to find his way again, he has to backtrack his way through a tough mountain terrain and reach this place. When he finally reaches the home, and old one story house, he is afraid to go in. Yet he musters up the courage, because he truly believes that this will end all of his creative problems. Inside there is a wooden chair, a dusty table and what appears to be a very old laptop, the kind that has ceased to exist years back. He sits down on the chair and opens the laptop lid. Suddenly there is a blinding light.
10 years have passed since that day. The writer is now famous again, perhaps the most versatile around. In an interview he opens up about that day, describing everything in detail. When the interviewer asks him what happened when he saw the light, he says, “I was blinded, and I didn’t know what was happening. Suddenly this white levitating figure appears and tells me my days of creative mediocrity is over. I muster up the courage and ask him, who is he? He replies in a peaceful voice:
‘SON, I AM ABI, THE SAINT OF ABSTRACT THOUGHT.’ ”
Sorry for sounding a bit boastful. This is all in good humour and I hope people like reading this.
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