Girl On A Train Asks About The Book In My Bag
“What’s that book you’re reading?” she asks.
“Ernest Wattle: the story of a man who falls in love with the statue of an ancient goddess.”
“Depends how you read it. It’s also the story of Almendra, an ancient goddess who creates a man just so he would love her. But then, through prayer, he brings her statue to life, but she falls in love with someone else.”
A quaint-looking pig farm, like something out of a picture book, whizzes across the window.
“Everybody is inventing everybody.”