by Edward Rodosek
uttered a deep sigh, yawned, and gloomily looked
eating Thou? Spir asked him.
dying of boredom, Creator said.
could be bored? Spir was astonished.
Thou are almighty, Thou could do everything,
and nothing would happen without Thou would allow.
thats true, but
live in heaven, Satan is safely imprisoned in
Hell, the angels are fluttering all around, and
Archangel Gabriel blows on his trumpet blues or
rock only for Thou. What do Thou wish more,
shrugged with what should be His shoulders.
Why, I dont know--all over is only
emptiness; everything is just the same, always.
this, if it pleases Thou.
would be nice if something happens--anything--do
you get me? There is nothing I could do. I can
only be idle and look at always the same
translucent faces. And they arent too
handsome either--present company excepted.
dont have imagination enough, Spir
said. Inspiration is what Thou need.
exploded Creator. Then you inspire
me! Dont forget thats your job.
Spir seemed a
bit offended. Regrettably the inspiration
isnt something what comes at a command.
However, to please Thou, Ill try to hit on
something. Now I need, of course, a total quiet.
occurred, solemn and boring. A single angel
flapped by and Creator waved impatiently his hand
to chase him away.
know! Spir shouted, radiant with happiness.
A marvellous idea struck me! If I
wouldnt be modest by nature, Id said
it was unique. Such a brilliant flash
babbling, Creator cut him short, and
tell me what you have thought out.
out is a bit too humble diction for such
okay, okay. In short--from now on boredom
would stop to exist for good. My idea is Thou
could watch a real action--different actions with
always changeable outcomes.
watch? Creators voice sounded
disappointed. No, no--that would hardly be
second. Thou are almighty, so Thou would be able,
to do anything. To rule, direct, control, and
guide all that actions and events, in accordance
with Thou wish or impulse. And if Thou later get
sick of it
of theory, Spir. You just give me a simple recipe
what I should do for that purpose.
Thou have to create two indispensable
things--matter and time.
problem, Creator said. Which of them
stressed Spir. Thats the whole point.
Which name would Thou choose for that new
thought for a while. Well, let it be Big