And naively, we imagine ourselves measuring time passing by our lives, when it’s our lives who are passing by in time
Convinced he went to bed. He felt the fatigue invade his awareness, dragging toward that mysterious dream world. He still resisted sleep, as he kept on repeating that simple phrase, searching for the hidden power in its repetition.
He never realized his defeat, falling asleep in the midst of the battle. But, without recognizing the fact, he had achieved what he wanted, for very early next morning, maybe even a little bit more than necessary, he opened his eyes wide. Magnifico didn’t have a watch, or for that matter, anything with which to measure time, but he determined it in his own natural way. Through his inner clock, he understood he had effectively woken way before he normally did.
With a huge smile that went from one ear to the other and full of satisfaction he stretched in bed. Cautiously he got up, taking extreme care making to insure he made no noise in those quiet hours of the night.
Leaving his bedroom in utter silence y walked to the door in his parent’s room. Satisfied he listened to the soft and peaceful sounds that betrayed their sleep, hardly perceptible at the door of the room.