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In a beginning
“Do you guys remember the first piece Typist published for 100 Naked Words?” Cal asked.
Thalia twirled. “It was before she knew we were here to help her… all ‘Just the facts ma’am’ with little pizazz.” The Muse of Wit feigned a yawn. “As if Nia alone was guiding the pen. Amirite?”
“Possibly…” Nia scratched a mosquito bite on her back, “… but I’m also the one who made sure she… we… showed up every day, making space for Typist to grow into everything we continue to grow into.”
“Good point,” said Cal.
“Well said,” Tal agreed. “Huzzah!”
Words from Typist:
I’m reading The 30th Anniversary edition of The Princess Bride by William Goldman. I’ve just finished the book’s introduction — a delightful short story in itself. You see, the author’s life, and the dots and synchronicities that led him to write The Princess Bride make me believe in the mystery and magic of a friendly Universe.
We walk alone, and yet we need each other to help fill in our missing pieces.
Ever since the beginning,
To keep the world spinning,
It takes all kinds of kinds…
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