New Years StoryI knew that I was his. I knew it in the way most people know what they ate just moments ago; I knew the general, without the particulars.More Like This
Because who really knows what kind of chemicals and elements go into the food they eat, daily, without a second thought? Or what they do to you?
I could find countless people, intelligent, rational people that I knew well, who could tell you that there was carbon and hydrogen and say, is that oxygen in that apple you just ate. I could speak to them, and they would tell me worriedly that there was arsenic in apple seeds. They won’t touch apple seeds.
Apple seeds taste good. A little like almonds. And the arsenic in them won’t hurt you; the form it’s in, bonded to certain other elements, is harmless. It’s the waxy yellow stone or the gray hard rock that’ll kill you if you swallow it.
Tangents aside, I knew that I was his.
I knew it since I was young- middle school. I was into science, very much so, and enjoyed reading book