The Temptation of Meaninglessness

The Temptation of Meaninglessness

David Kim

It’s the middle of the night, and I can’t sleep. I’m lying awake in my bed and I’m staring — at the ceiling, at the blinds on my left, at my wife to my right. I try to doze off, but the silence is too loud. I hear the horn of a faraway train; its echo fills the night sky, and I feel terribly alone...