Philosophy

Becomes One Hundred Stories #48: Wakes to a Strange Voice

This is a piece of short fiction in the style and universe of three of my novels: Becomes the Happy Man, Becomes God’s Silent Prophet, and Becomes the Meaning Blossom.

Wakes to a Strange Voice

The voice woke the man from his sleep. The voice woke the man from the middle of his sleep in the middle of the night.

The man woke up when the voice woke him from the middle of his sleep in the middle of the night. The man woke up and asked what the voice wanted.

The voice said it was the voice of the supreme being.

The man said he did not believe it.

The voice said it didn’t matter what the man believed or didn’t believe.

The man told the voice to say (more…)

Becomes One Hundred Stories #45: Agrees to Share

This is a piece of short fiction in the style and universe of three of my novels: Becomes the Happy Man, Becomes God’s Silent Prophet, and Becomes the Meaning Blossom.

Agrees to Share

Philosophy had appeared to the man earlier that day while he worked, but he had not stopped working, so she had asked him why he ignored her.

The man said he was busy. He said to please come back at the time of his noon meal.

So Philosophy went down beside the river and she sat next to the river and she thought about Heraclitus. She could keep herself occupied under any condition just like the man could work hard under any condition.

The man worked. The man worked hard. He worked hard, but while (more…)