‘Why’s five the human number?
Please, teach me well!’
A flash of light blinked through the unknown colour of his eyes.
The wise man spoke:
‘It’s just a half-
the half of ten, a half of man.
The rest is grace.’
‘Up to the ten?’
The wise man closed his eyes and silent he remained.
January, 5th, 2020
Featured image from Pixabay – JacksonDavid