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A Phone Call At Midnight

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The writer woke up hearing a loud thundering noise. The phone was ringing. Her husband woke up to answer the phone. The phone stopped ringing and remained silent leaving unpleasant events to cross the mind of the writer. The unpleasant events were related to her mother-in-law, her own father, four children living on their own, Megumi or Toshiyuki, eldest daughter, and grand daughter. It was only one phone call that the writer missed and she felt tight knots in her chest. With all of its six billion crew on board bearing individual thoughts, the Earth keeps going steadily. The writer remarked that a human being is small and incompetent. The writer could not find a concrete answer to questions such as definition of true beauty, born purpose and mission if there is one. She forced herself to examine who she was.

Keywords: Earth; human being; mind; true beauty; unpleasant events



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