Once and Future

Aaron Meacham
2 min readJan 12, 2020
Photo: Bonnie Moreland // Flickr

“I saw it!” The boy breathed heavy from his time underwater and the ferocity of the vision he’d witnessed. “Just as Father said, I saw myself — as a man — sitting on the throne.”

“So that’s why the lake is walled-off from the people.” The girl retreated from the water’s edge.

The boy peered into the lake. “Father said the power of the lake is our right as kings.” He gazed deep into his reflection, smoothing…

Aaron Meacham

My name anagrams to “a man becomes.” I love movies and Kurt Vonnegut. I don’t understand how anagrams work.