Our Wordle list this week is as follows:
6. Onism (n.)) the frustration of being stuck in just one body, that inhabits only one place at a time, which is like standing in front of the departures screen at an airport, flickering over with strange place names like other people’s passwords, each representing one more thing you’ll never get to see before you die—and all because, as the arrow on the map helpfully points out, you are here.)
He was fated with onism, as he wanted to be so many things and visit so many places.
So when it came to love, he was pretty dense, dismissing a simple flirtation before giving it a chance to flourish or flounder.
That evening inside the railroad cafe, he made himself a promise not to condemn the contrivance for this meeting. He was heartened to note the mandala she was wearing was a perfect match to his own.