John Waldo: A Brave New World

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As stillness began to creep within the cracked white walls, a boy named Waldo created a world where he could escape the unbearable pain that was inflicted upon him for nearly thirteen years. Born into the life of abandonment, Waldo has never seen life outside the lifeless walls of the orphanage. Years passed, as fewer children occupied the building. Time for this young child began to slowly approach a halt, as the bitter silence engulfed his life. The world shaped in the mind of this child was similar to the world he has lived in. The noticeable difference between both worlds was that he was not alone. Surrounded my millions of civilians who cherished his very existence, Waldo not once felt alone. Though he was unable to live only in that…show more content…
Waldo controlled their actions, thoughts, and words. If a person were to ignore or lack the affection that Waldo craved, he would eradicate them from his world. As time passed, though, Waldo allowed the people to govern over their own lives. They lived and created similar lifestyles as those who lived in the bitter world that Waldo dreaded. It was as though they did not realize that they were unable to have original and meaningful thoughts without the mind of Waldo. They were not separate entities; though they could now think for themselves, their lives would always be intertwined with that of…show more content…
His life only continued to worsen; he was surrounded by an endless cycle of bitterness. At last, as the pain of the real world continued to engulf that last piece of hope that Waldo had for happiness, he locked himself inside his imaginary world. At the beginning, he had spent a few hours in the real world, being judged and ignored. Unable to bear the loneliness, Waldo began to spend less and less time in his world, until one day he stopped waking up. No matter who attempted, Waldo was unable to open his eyes. Years passed, as Waldo continued to age, still unaware of what was occurring in the world he had abandoned. The world that we live in is part of the fictitious world fabricated through the mind of Waldo. We are but mere puppets, which are made to believe that we have control over what occurs in our life. Everything is created inside the mind of a single boy, but why one earth should that mean that it is not
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