Monday, September 29, 2008

Drabble: Critic


“Pretty sunset.”

“Yeah, it’s pretty nice, but what does it represent?”

“What do you mean?”

“Well, I get that it’s beautiful, and it definitely draws attention to itself. But why would it just be there, so prominently displayed, if there weren’t a reason for it all?”

“You’re losing me.”

“Well, why bother with such special effects if it’s not meant to convey something? The viewer’s gaze is clearly directed to this particular feature of existence. That would be pretty sloppy creation if there's nothing to it.”

“Quit looking so hard for concrete meaning. Everyone knows the creator’s a post-modernist.

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