I gaze out of my looming tower. Skid marks and litter decorate the highway, illuminated by the golden street lamps. The wind is steady, judging by the various flags that sway back and forth, some representing countries I've never even heard of.
For me, this is one of those places I'd want to visit, but one that can make you grow homesick as well. And it would also be nice to be visiting under different circumstances. But, hey, you don't ask for the not-so-pleasant things life throws at you. They hit you, and you take them (whether you like it or not). Non refundable. Sure you can ask why, and perhaps eventually you'll get an answer; but that's never a guarantee while you're still on Earth. I guess if we never experienced not-so-pleasant things we wouldn't truly and fully know how to be happy, grateful, joyful, or enjoy the pleasant things.
I sit on the bed that magically pulls out from the teal co