|The very special Night von Zeusi|
Once I walked alone through the woods. It was Christmas time, the snow fell very softly and I walked softly too so that I would not disturbed any one. It was a nearly a clear FULL MOON night, and it was cold. There were a few clouds so I could only see a few stars. There where not as many of them as always but one could think that they are very close together, but infect they are millions of kilometres apart, like Iím from my friends in Greece. I came, because some one told me that at a very special Full Moon, which is every 1000 years, when you think really much about your real best friends your heart is full of LOVE and you can hear the wind whispering, the animals talking and the plants singing. As I went on I saw a small clearing and there where two deers grassing. I went very slowly and very softly closer to them so I could hear what they say. The two deer didnít speak and they where not happy they didnít jump around the clearing. I felt that they had something. I wanted to know what they had so I went up to them and asked them? They told me that they are sad, because on that special night there should be a few people around talking to them or the others. When they were small their mother told them about that night and how her grand parents had experienced that night. At the past few Special Nights a few people were around talking to animals, plants, and the wind. Until now no one had come, and they think that I will probably be the only person experiencing that special night. They meant that in our modern world people donít care any more that much about friends and love. Another reason for the missing visiters is that we humans are to busy that we have no time for family and friends. That made me think and I got really sad because I thought about my friends in Greece. Which Iím not going to see for a very long time and I miss them really much! I was in such a melancholic mood that I started crying. Suddenly the wind came up and at first I couldnít hear anything besides some kind of strange noise, but then I could make out that the wind was talking to me he asked me: "Why are you crying? Itís such a beautiful and special night and every one who can understand us should feel special." I told him that Iím so sad because of my friends in Greece and that Iím so fare away from them and that hurts me very much. The Wind sad: "Well then you should talk to the flowers theyíll tell you an amazing story and when you do what they tell you, will experience some thing wonderfull. I know the flowers therefore I know what they will tell you, but I have to first blow away the clouds. Good night and donít ever forget the special night and ust." The wind took a deep breath and blew all the Clouds away, I didnít understand why he did it and he also didnít answer me when I asked him, I started to freez now more. It stopped snowing all the clouds had disappeared and suddenly I could see many more stars, there where millions of them. Now were I have seen these beautifull Stars felt warmer again because the Stars gave me some kind of protection and with their light they warmed me, I thought I got crazy but I couldnít stop that feeling, I understood later why I felt protected and warmer. The wind told me that I should talk to the flowers but he didnít tell me what kind of flowers and in winter there are no flowers in the woods, but I was not quiet right, because when I went on suddenly some one called out: "STOP! Hey you nearly stepped on us why donít you open your eyes? You canít just walk around woods stepping on flowers." When I looked down I sow a little group of flowers, I have never seen such flowers before and since then not anymore. The wind had talked to the flowers about me so they told me. "We can help you!", sad the flowers to me. I told them that they couldnít help me unless they can bring my friends from Greece to Austria. The flowers started laughing: "My Good! You humans are so stupid! Your friends are always with you!" I replied: "I know what you mean, they are in my heart, but thatís not enough I want to talk to them and see them!" "I think you should listen to us and then weíll see if youíre still so depressed. There is a little farrytale for you, but believe us this Farrytale can come true. If you feel very lonely, or you want to talk to your friends, or you feel that they need you then just look outside of the window at night and look at the stars and then you will see all of your friends. You can easily find them because they are the brightest Stars of the billions of stars up there. Every person has a star up at the heaven and a person will always find his and friends Stars. This is so because these stars glow brighter then the rest of the Stars. If you look up you will see in the middle of them the brightest of all, this is your star and if you find a star brighter then the others but not as bright as yours than thatís the person who loves you more than your other friends. The most important thing is that you open your heart and let your feelings for them just run out of you, think how much you love them, and how much you need them and how much they need you!!! And then youíll see something which not many people will ever see because they either donít love their friends so much as you love them or their friends donít love them so much as your friends love you." I closed my eyes and let my feeling run out of my Body! Then I opened my eyes and looked up to the heaven and then I saw all of them Stella, Tina, Matina, Eleni, Thanasi, Andrea, Tasos, Vangelis, Maria, Jim, Dimitri F. and Nikoleta. I could see all of them but not only that it felt that I was with all of them talking and laughing. They said: "Donít cry, you will see us again, and just think about the nice time we had and if you feel bad just think about us and look at the stars, thatís what we do if we miss you. And like that the time will go by quicker as you think." After the told me that, I couldnít see their faces any more but I could see their Stars and suddenly the Stars got brighter and I remembered what the flowers told me. The stars got even brighter and brighter and brighter, because they wanted to be brighter then the others but they just couldnít be, because there was always a Star just as bright as them they tried to shined even more brighter, and suddenly they made the Night to day and it was so bright that I couldnít see any of them because they had made the Night to a Day for a few seconds. And then they all went out because they got tired because they had exhausted themselves to much trying to shine much brighter then the others. And slowely the Sun came up and the very special night was over and I couldnít even say thanks to the animals, plants and the wind for their help, because they wouldnít have understood me. Now every night before I go to bed I look outside of the window and greet my friends and they protect me and they keep me warm and I do the same for them. I also think much about that Special Nights and my new friends from the Woods which I will never see again. With that memory and the aid of the Stars time passed by very quick and I can see all of my Greek friends again.
This Story is dedicated to my beloved Friends
in Greece. I wrote that Story, when I was in a very melancholic mood
the last night in Greece. For me this Story is a very power full one and
I hope that you all read it very carefully to understand, how important
family, friends and love is. I would do everything for my family and my
friends. I couldnít survive without my friends because they help me always,
and I never have a fight with them.