Parable of the Bricks by Mitch Teemley

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Parable of the Bricks

When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey.

I knew the idealism of my Spanish Marxist friends was a false construct. But why? And why had each of my imaginary lives failed?

I wanted to be by myself. What a strange expression, “by myself.” How do you do that exactly, be by yourself? Anyway, I don’t know if I was trying to be by myself …

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