Wing-Feather Fables: Everything Lost
St. Anthony, venerated as the patron saint of lost articles, finds he no longer has a place in our modern world. A world where the lost are easily replaced.
St. Anthony was tired. He used to visit yearly, but it had been decades since he’d climbed the hill. His arrow, planted centuries ago, was neglected now, and flecked with rust. No caretakers came to burnish it, no shamans on their knees. The air itself had forgotten the simple pilgrim’s chant. Anthony whispered it back into the breezes:
Tony, Tony, look around. Something’s lost and must be found!
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