Stories By 'Anjila Wosti'
I was and in fact, still am an unusual child. I neither acquiesced to idiocy nor was I confrontational; I just questioned—a lot and used my own logic to work things out. I remember being told that people never really die, they just travel to the heavens above and that the stars which adorn the night sky are the beautiful shining souls. I remember sneaking out of bed to look upon a star studded sky only to ask myself, “Can those stars really be the souls of the people who left us?” From the Milky Way to the Pleiades, the night sky never ceased to amaze me.
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In a universe of more than a hundred billion galaxies (yes, that is a one with eleven zeroes) and still counting, one would have to zoom in 40 times to see the Milky Way, 4000 times more to see our nearby stars, an astounding 20000 zooms to see the solar system and 10000 more to find the Earth along with our Moon. This small sphere comprises everything we have ever known, everyone we have ever loved and all the places we can call “home”.
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