A game like chessA game like chess</strong>----Eyes blinked open, then blinked again to bring the room into focus."You're awake." Amusement colors the voice speaking. "Should I be honored that it happened during my visit?"Eyes flick to the side, followed slowly by a head. The figure sitting in the chair focuses. Legs crossed, a thumb marking a spot in a book and a Styrofoam cup on the table.Words form and are blocked by the tube in the throat. The visitor tuts. "I wouldn't do that. You're in no condition to do much of anything." A pause in which their mouth twists between a smile and a frown. "No thanks to me I guess."A grunt around the tube and a movement of the hands that would have been a rude gesture had more energy been allowed it. A chuckle from the visitor. The patient settles for glaring through hooded eyes.The visitor plucks a scrap of paper from the table and marks the spot in the book before closing it. The paper isn't even a quarter passed the beginning."I've got thin
NothingNothingIf nothing is nothingThen nothing is something,And if nothing is something,Then something is nothing.But is something is nothingAnd nothing is somethingHow can nothing be nothing?Oh, nothing is confusing.Or am I confusing something?So if nothing is somethingAnd something is nothing,But nothing is nothingIs nothing nothing at all?