Wow – powerful.
“Mom, I can’t avoid it any more. I can’t see any road forward.”
“Kid, that is life. Just like a basketball, your life bounces up and down. There are times when you can see nothing but darkness.”
“Darkness is all I can see, mom. Day in and day out.”
I sat with my face buried in my hands. It was dinner time and I was venting out my frustrations to my mother. I was not lying about the darkness. I spent my entire day working in The Factory. Almost all of us did. We, the surface dwellers had no other choice. As per the system created by the Sky-people, it was our only source of income. However, the darkness was not confined to the factory.
We lived in the lowest foundations of the city. Miles and miles below where the privileged sky people lived. There was no green
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