drabble (plural drabbles)
A fictional story that is exactly 100 words long.
The purpose of a drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space.
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Art isn't life. Life isn't art.
Simplistic statements that I repeat to myself from time to time.
I've long ago foregone the "does art imitate life or does life imitate art" debate. It's meaningless.
Life is transition; art is stasis.
Transition in life is decay.
Transition in art only occurs in the Medium, the canvas or the stone.
And then Felice asked "Could the human body be the medium?"
Which suggests that the soul could be the work of art?
She asked it as a question, but in reality it was a prompt. To make me think.
I didn't know.