Life is Good
It was a cool summer's day, the sun was shining bright in the sky, kids were playing in the streets, and my boss fired me.
My name is Tamaki Suoh.
And I just got fired from my seventh job.
I rubbed the back of my hand on my forehead and squinted out into the distance where I saw some kids playing jump rope without a care in the world.
What am I going to do now?
I ran my long fingers though my messy hair and trudged down the street in the direction of the local coffee shop; then gave up about half way. I sat on one of the benches nearby and hung my head.
What do I do now?
I can't go home.
And I can't get a good recommendation for another job.
So what do I do?
"Hey Big Brother?" I looked up into the face of the cutest little girl. Her name was KirimiNekozawa and she was just the cup of tea I needed to cheer me up now.
"Why hello there Kirimi-Chan." I sent her a half-hearted smile.
She smiled up at me then dashed into my arms. "Big Brother you look so sad! Why?"
I half frowned half smiled. Do I tell her?
"Well Kirimi-Chan I just lost my job. Again." I sighed a deep, heavy sigh.
She leaned back and frowned. "Well that doesn't seem so bad Big Brother."
I should have known she's too young to understand. "Well I need a job otherwise-"
"But you're just fine Big Brother!" She laughed. "You're big, and strong, and handsome!" Her small hand grasped mine and her big, blue eyes sparkled. "Don't be sad on such a happy day! You're here, and your healthy right?"
She could be so cute.
"So Big Brother shouldn't be sad! The world's not ending-you're handsome and strong!" She laughed and hugged me again. "I got to go now. Mommy's waiting for me." She waved goodbye.
"Goodbye Kirimi-Chan." I smiled and watched as she left, she had a point.
I was young.
I looked up into the vast blue sky and let the sun beat down on my face.
The world wasn't ending, it was only beginning.
So I had some bad luck.
I just need to shake it off and move on with my life.
Because life waits for no one.
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