Storm Grate

He stared at the carbon storm grate that adorned the area below the sidewalk, with its checkerboard-squared spaces and came upon an unusual epiphany. The grate no longer was that for straining large items from the gutters flow, but rather a magnificent box with 100 boxes of fantastical possibilities.

Deeper downward, he envisioned each box holding this life, the lives of all, each in a separate reality, one divided from the other, thousands of iterations.

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