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    [Story on planet Zenn-La][5]
    It snowed two days ago, a snow in October is too early, but it reminds me of the winter last year. It was snowing, and I was wandering in a wood. On that day I met a oak. "Hello." I said, I sometimes talk to the things around me, but I did not expect his answer. "Halo", he answered. I stopped, and looked at him. "I like snow." He continued, "But they disappear too fast." I listened carefully."On the planet where I come from, snow never disappear. And I miss it." "Where are you from?" I asked, I did not hide my surprise but I just tried to ask him this normal question, when we meet some new friends, we ask about where are they from. "Zenn-La."He said, "Have you ever been there?""No..."I answered. "You shall visit it, it is very beautiful." "More beautiful than earth?" "Oh, They are different."

    Weeks later I went to see him, and gave him a painting, I named it "It snows". He liked it very much, I never saw that kind of soft and warm look of a tree. "You painted it?""Yes, so that snow will never leave you." "I have something for you too." then, he gave me a map. I never seen that kind of map before. It was drawn on light yellow paper, with very thin blue lines. And it is obviously not a map of earth."It is a map of my home, I hope you can travel on it someday."

    When we said goodbye, he gave me a branch, "What shall I do with it?" "Make a drumstick from it, and you will know."

    I left him, with an oak branch and a map of Zenn-La in my hand.
    I made a drumstick from that branch later, as he told me. I knocked my desk with it softly after I finished it, at this moment I heard some sounds of a flowing river, and I just know this sound was from that planet, even though I never been there before. The drumstick has the memory of that oak, and it is telling me his memory. "Call me zero" this were the only words I´ve heard from this branch and it put these words directly in my heart, not using any language on this world, I did not know how it made it happen. But I am sure I heard them and understand, and I said :"Hello, zero."


    ps: picture was drawn on 26th August 2012 with finger on touchscreen of my smartphone with the android app "paintjoy". about the floating trees I've seen through a train window.
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