journey of an astronaut.On a lined piece of paper, an astronaut soars over blue parallels into the depths of space, headed for a distant moon somewhere behind the stars. A comet passes by along the way, glittering in greyscale and a friendly alien perched on top offers a warm wave. Welcome to my corner of the universe, I hope you are headed somewhere nice. The astronaut points in the direction his ship is headed and waves before speeding up, to be as fast as the light of a nearby sun is.journey of an astronaut. by laurotica
The mission is cut short by a thick wooden ruler slamming down on the piece of paper, now a puzzle of pencil lines, doodles of the stars and a few erased mistakes. It was undecided if the alien would have three eyes or four. The graphite is smudged all over the palms of the young girl wielding a yellow number two.
She is told that there is no reason to be doing this. She is to remove her head from the clouds and come back down to earth, so she may write out all of the words before he