CockroachCockroach9 years ago in Philosophy & Perspectives
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Sitting across from me, in that manner that she always has, legs crossed, hands folded and in her lap; Jericca hummed a familiar tune to herself, her eyes focused on something moving along the carpet.
She looked up at me, through her translucent grey eyes.
"Cockroaches, are probably one of the most incredible creatures in the animal kingdom" she said, "Although, granted, they're fairly stupid"
My eyes moved down from her's, down past her nose, past her pink lips, down her torso, along her crossed legs to her foot, which pointed across the carpet to where a single cockroach scurried along the intricate weave of the imitation Persian rug, lying on the floor.
"Look at it move" she said, "scurrying along, like every moment of its life is just as important as the last, and every task it must fulfil is as important as its life itself".
She paused, and looked up at me, sitting on my armchair, adjacent to her, across my oak coffee table, on which two cups of warm te