Smiles and Oranges

The oranges at the root of a tree are very artistic. Have you ever tried to throw them away, to reconstruct the face of the trunk to the orange slices of life? The trunk was too narrow for anyone to get a glimpse of the missing smile. It is tempting, I understand, but it’s impossible to change the mentality of a tree. Though He will stay forever melancholic. For this is how the Earth, the Heavens and His Life raised Him: as a man, a poet, as someone misunderstood, melancholic and …still.

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