|This is the foundation for the house
that never was.
Its bricks and mortar stand the
ultimate test of patience.
Needing nothing more than to exist,
they work together to support a house
that never will be.
They all grow old but never die.
Lose strength they might, but they will
remain where they fall.
When the last brick falls, they will work
to support a different kind of house.
An older house.
A house where the last board, the last pane
of glass, the last shingle, have also remained
where they have fallen. But this new house will
never fall. Houses that are not built do not fall.
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