“Next Bus to Heaven” / Memorable Fancies #1649

[“the place where souls meet up before departing for paradise” – Pascal Quignard]

There’s a bus station where people wait for the next bus to paradise, driver grabbing a tuna sandwich, because there are no tuna sandwiches in heaven. He gets on the bus, his face saying that he’d rather stay here on Earth, he’s won the lottery in heaven that allows him to spend one luxurious hour back on earth as a bus driver, one unheavenly hour of life in the flesh before he has to drive the newcomers to their new home, before he must once again become insubstantial, numb.

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